Estelle Pearl Cooper, 88, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian Malcom, the Rev. Hoyt Skelton and the Rev. Scott Lance officiating. Interment will follow in Revival Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Cooper was born July 7, 1924, in Gainesville to the late Ernest and Tirsey Ella Truelove Ellis. She was retired from Cornet Carpet and a member of Revival Baptist Church. Mrs. Cooper is preceded in death by her three brothers, Ewell, Homer, and Howell Ellis; and sister, Ernestine Roberts.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and Donald Kirby of Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Lamar and Clara Cooper of Gillsville; grandchildren, Anita Buice, Michael Kirby, Tracy Kirby, Lynn Williams, Kathy Jarrard, Jeff Cooper, and Steven Cooper; 15 great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Inez and Curtis Crane of Flowery Branch; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dean and Estelle Cooper of Chestnut Mountain; special friend and caretaker, Margaret Finch; and sisters-in-law, Julie Ellis and Peggy Ellis.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville