Johnny Mack Cooper

Johnny Mack Cooper


Funeral services for Johnny Mack Cooper, 78, of Wills Point, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Bro. Billy Smith and Bro. Phillip Waddell officiating.

Interment will follow at Union Grove Cemetery north of Wills Point.

He passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Wills Point surrounded by his family.

He was born Sept. 6, 1938, in Wills Point to John Carlie and Sadie Ann Boone Cooper. He was raised in the Kaufman area and attended Crandall High School.

He married Ruth Parker Jan. 15, 1965, in Terrell. He was formerly employed by the telephone company in Kaufman and later retired from Vistawall in Terrell as a supervisor. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, working in his shop and most importantly, saving money. He lived in Terrell prior to moving to Wills Point 46 years ago. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John Carlie and Sadie Ann Cooper; four brothers, Eugene Cooper, Jerry Cooper, Tom Cooper and Buddy Cooper; five sisters, Sammie Mosley, Annie Moore, Bernice Smith, Georgia Fay Tarlton and Bobbie Beaty; son-in-law, Henry Cox and best friend and brother-in-law, Jimmy Green.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Cooper of Wills Point; daughters, Misty Cox of Wills Point and Vicky Wages and husband, Billy of Farmers Branch; sisters, Susie Thomas of Marshall and Elaine Brumbaugh of Terrell; sister-in-law, Joy Green of Wills Point; brothers-in-law, Troy Parker of Wills Point and Ray Parker of Seagoville; five grandchildren, Anthony Cox, Brandon Cox, John Cox, Billy Wages and Cody Wages; one great-grandchild due in September; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Kevin Gillispie, Douglas Gillispie, William Green, Chuckie Thomas, Landon Corbett, Brandon Corbett and Johnny Parker.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1.