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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Thursday July 21st, 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Celest Katherine Willy Cooper

Celest Katherine Willy Cooper, 92, of Union Mills, North Carolina, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2022 at her home.

 

A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she was born on May 01, 1930 to the late George David and Rose Marie Murphy Willy. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Arlie Cooper, Sr.; and six siblings.

 

Celest was a very religious lady who would help anyone in need. She was kind and generous, and she loved working with her flowers. Celest had a passion for baking and cooking. She received joy by sharing her food with family and friends. She had a heart for animals and also the babies of her family.

 

She is survived by seven children, Arlie Cooper, Jr., Roselee Rose, Edward Cooper, Ruth Ingerson (Leon), George Cooper (Erin), Robert Cooper (Doreen), and James Cooper (Kathy); one sister, Rose Fadool (Larry); and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 21, 2022 from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. at Beam Funeral Service. No formal service will be held.


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A candle was lit in memory of Celest Cooper

Anita Poteat Jul 21 2022 2:16 PM

Remembering lots of shared laughter and wisdom while icing cakes !!! So very sorry for your loss. I know her spirit will live in her children and grandchildren.

Ghislaine Cotnoir Jul 20 2022 2:26 AM

A more beautiful woman nor a more beautiful spirit (soul if you wish) never existed.

Leon Ingerson Jul 19 2022 11:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Celest Cooper

Louise Fitzgerald Jul 19 2022 5:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Celest Cooper

Chelsea Hall Jul 19 2022 11:45 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Celest Cooper

Anita Poteat Jul 15 2022 7:49 AM

My dear, sweet mother in law. You will be sadly missed in flesh, though I know your spirit will fly strong and free on the breeze. I expect to see you again when my time comes. Enjoy your new and beautiful life.

Leon Ingerson Jul 14 2022 2:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Celest Cooper

George Erin and Ryan Jul 13 2022 5:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Celest Cooper

LORIEL Sage Poteat Jul 13 2022 2:45 PM

Robert you and your family are in my prayers I always thought a lot of your mother she was a great lady always welcomed me and made me fill at home

Danny Jay Kirkland Jul 12 2022 9:16 PM

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