Betty Jean Freeman Cooper
Passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018
At her daughter’s home.
A native of Tellico Plains and lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late Roy Lee and Ethel Rosalee Self Freeman and was preceded in death by her husband, Artie Odell Cooper; two brothers, Lewis “Wendy” Freeman and Edward “Doc” Freeman. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her children:
Kathy and James Hennessee of Niota
Gary and Terry Cooper of Decatur
Candy and Johnny Dunn of Reliance
Grandchildren: Paige Hennessee, Lacey and Chris Hudson, Kaitlynn Hennessee, Heather and Caleb Thompson, Milynda and Mat Parrish, Kim and Bryan Walden, Grant Dunn, Josh and Brittany Dunn, and Dakota Coleman
Great grandchildren: Abby Hudson, Silas Hudson, Jake Walden, Sadie Walden, Cole Dixon, Camryn Dunn, Piper Johnson and the love of her life, great grandson, Scott “Lil Man” Hennessee.
One sister and brother-in-law,
Charlotte and Tony Goforth of Reliance
Five brothers and sisters-in-law,
Clyde and Ellen Freeman of Englewood
Melvin and Peggy Freeman of Etowah
Vineyard and Mary Ann Freeman of Riceville
Claude and Helen Freeman of Riceville
Jerry and Wanda Freeman of Niota
Funeral services will be 8 pm Wednesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Bales and rev. Van Elkins officiating. Burial will be 11 am Thursday in Idlewild Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Grant Dunn, Josh Dunn, Colton Dixon, Chris Hudson, Dickey Walker, and Shane McKheen.
Honorary pallbearers will be Scott “Lil Man” Hennessee, Silas “Si” Hudson, Abby Hudson, Camryn Dunn, Jake Walden, and Sadie Walden.
The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Betty Jean Freeman Cooper.