Russel Glen Cooper

Russell Glen Cooper passed away Saturday, May 18th, 2024, at home in LaFayette, GA with his loving wife, Vicky, and brothers and sisters at his side. He was 71 years old.

He was born March 19, 1953, in Fort Payne, AL to the late Arlis and Martha Cooper. Russell (Meatball to his friends) enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and tinkering in his building and on his truck. He worked at Keefe Plumbing in Chattanooga, TN for 33 years.

Russell married Donna Jean DeBord (deceased), December 19, 1975.

He is survived by his wife, Vicky Ann (Cook) Cooper, stepson, Jason Cook (Jennie) and his daughter, Carlie, sisters, Barbara Reed (Jim), Wanda Cooper (Johnny Lee), Marilyn Anderson (John), Sherri Ramey (Michael), brothers, Allan Cooper (Marty Nichols), Stanley Cooper (Carolyn), several nieces and nephews and great nephews and niece.

The family extends a special thanks to the LaFayette Dialysis Clinic and Tapestry Hospice.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 21st, 2024, from 4 to 6 pm at Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home in LaFayette.

Following visitation, the funeral service will be held in the chapel at 6 pm with Michael Ramey officiating.

Burial will follow at LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers are James Young, Brandon Raines, Logan Raines, Arron Ramey, Hunter Richie, Ronnie Richie, and Bentley Raines.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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