Edna Cooper


Mrs. Edna Troy Angle Cooper, loving wife of the late Jackie Weldon Cooper and lifelong resident of Tangier Island, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at the age of 84. Born Feb. 4, 1935, on Tangier, she was a daughter of the late Norris Angle and Mary McCready Angle.

Survivors include her daughters, Dolores Cooper Daley and husband, Mickey, and Faith Cooper Charnock and husband, John, all of Tangier; grandchildren, Joseph Allen Daley, Melinda Leigh Cooper, and Wesley Troy Charnock; great-granddaughter, Madaliye Cooper; daughter-in-law, Janet Cooper; brothers-in-law, Lonnie Dail and Larry Horner; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her infant son, Jackie Weldon Cooper Jr.; son, Jackie Norris Cooper; sisters, Ann Angle Dail, Kathleen Angle Horner, and Elva Angle Mason and husband, Babel; and grandson, Caleb Lee Cooper.

Mrs. Cooper was a lifetime member of New Testament Church and graduated from Tangier Combined School as valedictorian of her class. Throughout her life, she remained devoted to her faith in the Lord and her role as a wife and mother. Nothing brought Mrs. Cooper more joy than providing a happy and loving home for her family, a home where cherished memories were made and all were welcome.

Funeral services will be held at the New Testament Church Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at 2 p.m., with Mr. Kim Parks and Elder Duane Crockett officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. There will be a visitation at the church Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the New Testament Church Mission Fund, c/o Danny McCready, P.O. Box 3, Tangier, VA 23440.

Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were made by the Williams Funeral Homes, Onancock and Parksley.

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