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Submitted by Mary Love Berryman ( – 5 December 2004


Mrs. T. J. Cooper

Death has again claimed a member of my family, my only aunt on the Love side of the family, Mrs. Eppie Cooper, the last child of Cornelia Chapman Love and H. D. Love, She was born near Florence March 3, 1879 died July 4, 1974 at the Sweetbriar Nursing Home in Georgetown

Funeral services were held Saturday morning at the Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown with Rev. Al Cummings officiating. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Pallbearers, were Wilbur C. Love and Charlie Stidham of Austin, Tommy Cooper Jr of Houston, Grady Anderson, Dick Cervenka and Elmo Sherman of Georgetown. Honorary pallbearers were W. P. Hoffman, Paul Anderson and H. P. Allcorn.

Miss Eppie Love and Thomas J. Cooper were married December 26, 1900 at Florence. He preceded her in I death in 1950. They lived in Florence, and Round Rock before moving to Georgetown. After his death she continued to live in Georgetown until her health failed and she went to Austin to live with the Halley Loves. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Georgetown.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. George (Ruby) Muller of Conroe, a son, Halley L. Cooper Of Austin, five grandchildren, seven great grand children, one nephew, Wilbur C. Love of Austin, one niece Mrs. J. E. Caskey of Florence. Four sons, Ralph, Rex, Dick and Tommy,preceded her in death.