Age: 61 Address: Laurinburg Date Of Death: Sunday, March 6, 2016 Arrangements:Richard Boles Funeral Service
Mary Ruth ‘Ruthie’ Cooper, 61, of Laurinburg, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 6, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her family and friends.
A former resident of Burnsville, she was a daughter of Kate Woody Franklin of Laurinburg and the late Rev. Elbert Franklin. She was also preceded in death by a sister; Lois Dyre.
Surviving in addition to her mother is her loving husband of 37 years, Rev. Ellis Cooper; Sisters: Kaye Phillips Holcombe of Burnsville, Nancy Higgins and Deborah Cooper of Wagram and Kimberly Griffith of Lula, GA; brothers; Joe Franklin of Baldwin, GA and Rev. Lou Franklin of Cornelia, GA and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M. Thursday in Little Mission Holiness Church. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 9 P.M. Wednesday at the Cooper home.
This obituary a courtesy of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to Little Mission Holiness Church, 18601 Airbase Road, Laurinburg, NC 28352. Richard Boles Funeral Service in Laurinburg is serving the Cooper family.