WILLIAMSBURG - Mary Lou Cooper, 84, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Envoy of Williamsburg Nursing Home.
A longtime resident of the Virginia Peninsula, Mary Lou "Basketball Ballinger" graduated from Newport News High school where she excelled in sports (Varsity Club, President of the Girls Athletic Association, Captain of Softball and Basketball teams). She worked for the USPS and the American Cancer Society
Predeceased by her husband, Lawrence Cooper, she is survived by her sons, Richard Cooper (Alachua, Fla.) and Larry Cooper (Newport News, Va.); and her five grandchildren.
Service is private. Family requests any memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society
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