Douglas Lee Cooper, Jr.

1927

Douglas Lee Cooper Jr was born on 26 May 1927 in South Carolina, USA a child of Douglas Lee Cooper Sr. and Mittie M McCallister Cooper.

1930

Douglass Cooper Jr. was counted in the census on 18 Apr 1930 in Penn, Williamsburg, South Carolina, USA, as a 2-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Douglass L Cooper; his mother, Mettie Cooper; and his sister, Mary Louise Cooper and Irene Sue Cooper.

1940

Douglas Couper was counted in the census in 16 Apr 1940 in Lynch, Florence, South Carolina, USA, as a 13-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Douglas L Couper; his mother, Mittie Couper; and his siblings, Mary Couper, Irene Couper, Elvie Couper, Harrey Couper, Hoyet Couper, and James Edward Couper.

1947

When he was 20, he married Lorene Joyce Martin on 28 Jun 1947 in Lake City, Florence, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91X-291W-K?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91X-2SSC-B?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1972

On June 6, 1972, Douglas Cooper Jr was mentioned as the living son in the obituary of Mrs Douglas L Cooper.

1990

On July 15, 1990, Douglas L Cooper Jr was mentioned as the living brother in the obituary of Mr Cooper.

2000

On September 24, 2000, Douglas Cooper, Jr was mentioned as the living brother in the obituary of Mr Arthur J “Ott” Cooper.

2022

He died on 25 Mar 2022. He was buried on 01 Apr 2022 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

Obituary of Douglas Cooper, Jr.

A funeral service for Douglas Cooper, Jr., 94, will be held April 1, 2022, at 11:00 AM at International Praise Church, Elgin, officiated by Rev. Doyle Roberts. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service, beginning at 10:00am. Burial will follow the service at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Elgin.

Mr. Cooper was born May 26, 1927, to the late Douglas L. Cooper Sr. and Mittie McCallister Cooper. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked in textile manufacturing most of his life. Mr. Cooper enjoyed fishing, hunting, and raising his hunting dogs.

Surviving is his daughter, Connie C. Noel (Philip); brother, E.J. Cooper; grandchildren, Elyse Cooper-Lemonds (Steven), Philip Noel IV, and Megan Noel; and great-grandchildren, Liam Lemonds, Sadie Lemonds, Ryan Lemonds, Abigail Lemonds, Logan Noel, Carson Noel, and Sara Oliver.

In addition to his parents, Douglas was predeceased by his beloved wife, Lorene Joyce Cooper; a son, Ronnie Cooper; brothers, Hoyt Cooper, Arthur Cooper, Harry Cooper, and Elvin Cooper; and sisters, Mary McCutcheon, Irene Hughes, and Ann Hill.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate.

VISITATION

10:00 am – 11:00 amFriday, April 1, 2022
International Praise Church of God
5071 Percival Road
Elgin, South Carolina, United States

FUNERAL SERVICE

11:00 am
Friday, April 1, 2022
International Praise Church of God
5071 Percival Road
Elgin, South Carolina, United States

BURIAL

Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Elgin
1177 Wildwood Lane
Elgin, South Carolina, United States

Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Caroline Jeffers-Burleson

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