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Amos Avon Cooper, 94, Russell County, KY (1921-2015)

He was a farmer, a member of Salem United Baptist Church and a Veteran of US Army. He was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death in Pulaski County, KY. He was the son of the late Jacob & Leona Emerson Cooper. His wife of 72 years, Lutha Gaskin Cooper, survives. He leaves 10 direct living descendants.
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Amos Avon Cooper, 94, of Russell Springs, KY, died Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral service for Amos Avon Cooper will be 2:30pmCT, Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Eld. Larold Gosser officiating. Visitation 12:30pmCT, Saturday. Interment in the Salem Cemetery. Pallbearers: Ronnie Bernard, Samuel Gosser, Craig Jasper, Brian Hutchason, Bradley Cooper, and Jamison Cooper.

Amos Avon Cooper, 94, Russell County, KY (1921-2015)

He was born July 20, 1921 in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Jacob & Leona Emerson Cooper. He died Wednesday, November 18, 2015, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 94 years, four months, and 29 days.

He was a farmer, a member of Salem United Baptist Church and a Veteran of US Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jacob Earl Cooper and two sisters, Lola Ann Gadberry, Amy Walters.

Survivors include his wife of 72 years. Lutha Gaskin Cooper, and the following:
  • Three children: Patricia (John) Hutchason, Louisville, KY; Michael (Hettie) Cooper, Dallas, TX, and Johnny B. (Lila) Cooper, Russell Springs, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Bradley and Melissa Cooper, and Brian Hutchason

  • Three great grandchildren: Jamison and Kennedy Cooper, Brooklyn Hutchason

  • One great great grandchild: Raylin Cooper
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Amos Avon Cooper, 94, Russell County, KY (1921-2015)

2015-11-19 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo Bernard Funeral Home.

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