(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Jerry Leroy Cooper, 46, of Wedowee will be Friday, June 12, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jonathan Hannah officiating. Burial will follow at Ashland City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Mr. Cooper died Tuesday, June 9, at his residence.

A longtime Wedowee resident, Mr. Cooper was born in Riverside, Calif., on Feb. 3, 1974, the son of Gary Cooper Sr. and Janie McFann Cooper. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wedowee and worked for Honda as a robot operator.

Survivors include his wife, Kristy Holloway Cooper of Wedowee; daughter, Courtney Alyce Culbertson (Josh) of Wedowee; son, Colton Bryce Cooper (Elizabeth) of Wedowee; five grandchildren; mother, Janie Cooper; two sisters, Stacey Brown (Jody) and Cindy Lambert (Michael), both of Ashland; two brothers, Gary Cooper Jr. of Lincoln and Billy Jack Cooper of Talladega; several nieces and nephews; and five great-nieces and -nephews. Mr. Cooper was preceded in death by his father.

Pallbearers will be Eric Henderson, Lane Henderson, Brody Wortham, Levi Phillips, J.R. Roundtree, Tanner Hurst and Brady Phillips.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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