Edith Lorene Cooper, age 95, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Edith Lorene Cooper, age 95, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022.  Edith was born on June 17, 1927, in Belfry, Kentucky to Martha and Roy Edmonds. Her family moved to Ball Camp area in 1931 and subsequently to Clinton area.  She graduated from Clinton High School in 1945 and was employed by Magnet Mills where she met her spouse.  They were married in 1952 and moved to Heiskell.  They subsequently moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1969.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Coolidge Cooper, and her son, Russell Terrence Cooper.  She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Calvin Cooper and his wife, Jane Cooper of Abilene, Texas, her daughter, Jenny Ann Peters and her husband, Mark Peters of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; daughter-in-law, Myrna Cooper, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, six grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren.  Viewing will be at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home on October 15, 2022, from 11 am to 1 pm followed by burial at Zion Cemetery in Claxton, Tennessee.


About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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