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Mr. Lewis Cooper, 68


Mr. Lewis Cooper, 68, of Hazlehurst passed away Dec. 24 at UF Health in Jacksonville, Fla.
Lewis was born Dec. 10, 1954, in Hazlehurst. He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin Cooper and Rosie and Mitch Humphrey, and brothers, Mack Cooper and Roy Lee Cooper.
Survivors include his wife, Rose Cooper of Hazlehurst; daughters, Sally Roussell, Valerie (Todd) Ussery, and Marti Cooper (fiancé, Corey Hall) all of Hazlehurst; son, Jeremy (Jamie) Cooper of Hubert, N.C.; sisters, Dale (Darren) Ellis of Hazlehurst and Sherry (Jeff) Berryhill of McRae; brothers, Mitchell (Resa) Humphrey and Charles Humphrey both of Hazlehurst; father-in-law, A. B. Dykes of Blackshear; grandchildren, Abraham Reynolds, Chase Ussery, Kyleigh-Grace Ussery, Zack Ussery, Sarah Cooper, Mason Cooper, Hayden Cooper, Hadleigh Cooper, Cade Hall, and Caroline Hall; aeveral nieces and nephews.
Services were held Dec. 28 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with the Rev. Joey Andrews officiating and a eulogy rendered by Chris Reynolds. Interment followed in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were nephews Lance Ellis, Dustin Ellis, Victor Cooper, Dylan Berryhill, Travis Spivey, and Greg Taylor.
Swain Funeral Home was in charge.

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