She was born Oct. 27, 1936 in Fordtran to Benjamin F. Cooper and Mary E. Vick Cooper.
She is survived by her soulmate, James Taylor; daughter, Sandy Hale of Kerrville; and sons, Ronnie (Susan) Hale of Bishop and Randy (Renee) Hale and Ricky (Jackie) Hale of Corpus Christi. She is also survived by James’ children Linda (Greg) Blank of Kentucky, Marvin (Donna) Taylor of Houston, J.L. (Cathyrn) Taylor of Kentucky and Jimmy Taylor of Victoria.
She is also survived by her sister Mary Ann (Del) Williams of Goliad and eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one nephew.
She is preceded by her parents and her brother, Benjamin Cooper.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. at Heritage Funeral Home with David Parks officiating. Services are entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home of Memory Gardens.
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