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Billy Gene Cooper

April 9, 1935 ~ July 18, 2019 (age 84)


Billy Gene Cooper

Sylacauga, AL - Funeral service for Billy Gene Cooper, 84, will be Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Chapel with Dr. Wayne McDaniel officiating.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Sylacauga, AL.

Mr. Cooper died Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Sylacauga Health & Rehab.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jo Cooper, son, Robert (Bobby) Cooper, sister, Barbara Shook, sister, Judy Cooper, sister, Laura Jean Martin, , sister Jewel Faye Cooper, brother, Jackie Cooper, brother, Johnny Paul Cooper, and parents, Lawrence and Hazel Cooper.

He is survived by his two sons, Larry Cooper, Billy Joe Cooper both of Sylacauga; daughter, Lynn  Phurrough of Alex City; two brothers, Earnest  Cooper, James  Cooper both of Sylacauga; three sisters, Glenda Hope of Sylacauga, Vickie Adair of Wallsboro, AL, Jenny Davis of Jasper; 9 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 2 great great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be John Adair, Jody Hope, Cris Liveoak, Marty Cooper, Jeff Davis and Greg Cooper.

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Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.

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July 20, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Radney-Smith Funeral Home
320 N. Elm Ave.
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Funeral Service
July 21, 2019

2:00 PM
Radney - Smith Chapel
320 N Elm Ave
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Interment following funeral service
July 21, 2019

Evergreen Cemetery
Talladega Hwy
Sylacauga, AL 35150

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