Alton "Ray" Cooper
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Mr. Alton "Ray" Cooper on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, Deville, Louisiana, with Father Charles Ray, Father Silverino and Father Paul officiating. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery, Deville, under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Pineville.
Mr. Poston, age 62, of Fifth Ward, entered eternal rest on Friday, February 15, 2013 at his residence.
He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Fifth Ward, Louisiana. He was a Social Worker for the Department of Child Services.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Alton and Odessa Cooper.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Poston Cooper of Fifth Ward; two daughters, Barbara Smith (Sam) of Picayune, Louisiana, Kristie Whittington (Randy) of Lake Charles; two brothers, Gary Cooper of Alabama and David Cooper of South Carolina; two sisters, Linda Ford of Pineville and Connie Taylor of South Carolina; six grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2013 at Rush Funeral Home, Pineville.
Friends may call at Rush Funeral Home, Pineville, on Monday, February 18, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Cooper family by visiting www.rushfh.com.
Published in The Town Talk on Feb. 18, 2013