Cheffronio LaWon Cooper (1956 - 2019)

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    - Glynnis Dear
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Service Information
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Saturday, Jul. 27, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church
1831 Virginia Street
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Funeral service
Saturday, Jul. 27, 2019
11:00 AM
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church
1831 Virginia Street
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Cheffronio LaWon Cooper


Cheffronio LaWon Cooper was born August 16, 1956 in Chicago, IL and grew up under the loving guidance of his parents, the late Rudolph Cooper, Sr. and Shirley Van Winkle Cooper. He was raised with his two brothers, Rudolph Jr. and Quinnotto Cooper who preceded him in death. He attended St. Anselm Elementary school and graduated from St. Rita High School class of 1974. Cheffronio also attended Loyola University Chicago. Cheffronio was a jack of all trades and a master of many. He worked for his family owned business after graduating from high school. He then became a foreman at Sportsman's Park overseeing the care and training of race horses. In the early 90's he worked for Rustic Fence constructing and building fences and storage sheds. Cheffronio then stepped out on faith and opened his own fencing company C. Cooper Installations in September of 2002. On July 17, 2019, Cheffronio transitioned from his earthly body to join our heavenly Father. He leaves to cherish his most loving memories to his loving wife Sharon Cooper; his three daughters, Chemia (Eunice) Davis, Chequina and Shana Cooper; one son Cheffronio Cooper Jr, mother, Shirley Van Winkle; sister, Natasha Cooper; mother-in-law, Anna Hamler; brother-in-law, Avery (Shabrevia) Hamler; sister-in-law, Debra Cooper;two grandchildren, Uriah and Nia Davis; two nephews, Jalen-Paul Malone and Marcus Cooper; one niece, Mariah Cooper; threee aunts, Brunetta, Anna Luria, and Marcia; lifelong friends, Lester (Pat) Walker and Charles (Wanda) Jackson; 62 first cousins, and a host of other cousins and friends.

Visitation, Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. all services at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 1831 Virginia Street. Pastor Dwight A. Gardner, officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.


Published in The Times on July 24, 2019
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