Andrew Cooper, 79, died Thursday, June 5, 2008.
Services were held Saturday, June 14, at Lillie Mae Baptist Church in Georgetown. He was burried in the church cemetery with Hazlehurst Funeral Home in charge.
He was born Feb. 16, 1929, to the late Cora and Henry Cooper. He was reared in Alabama, where he attended school until the third grade. He worked as a car detailer and porter in Indiana until retirement. He was a foster parent and proved a safe home for over a hundred children covering four states. He was united in matrimony to Doris Johnson in 1962.
Survivors are his wife, Doris Cooper of Georgetown; children, Stephanie Cooper (Stanley) of Gary, IN, Donna R. Cooper of Hammond, IN, Angia Hampton (Danny) of Robbins, IL, Frank B. Crawford (Jackie) of Dolton, IL, Cora Robinson, (Darnell) of Gary, IN, Annie Brown of Gainsville, TX, Shelly Cooper Rowell (Milton) of Indianapolis, IN, Andrew Cooper Jr. of Chicago, IL, Robert Maddox (Faye) of Shreveport, LA, Hattie Lee Bass of Hammond, IN, Camilla Smith (Charles) of Gary, IN, Mary Jones of Ardmore, OK, Jerry Dorsey (Mary) of New Jersey; eighty grandchildren and great grandchildren.