Rosa B. Cooper


Rosa B. Cooper, 82, of Quinton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at her residence.

The family will receive friends for visitation today, Sept. 14, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Bell Funeral Home in Sumiton.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the Bell Sumiton Chapel, with burial at Freewill Cemetery in West Jefferson. Roy Cordell will officiate.

Cooper was preceded in death by her husband, Homer L. Cooper; daughter, Sharon Yolanda Cooper; parents, John and Mexie Cooper; and brothers, Gary Upton and Gaines Upton.

She is survived by her brother, Charles Upton and his wife, Linda of Jasper; children, Karen Cooper and her husband, Tommy Joe McCarty of Dora, Richard Cooper and his wife, Marlene of Quinton, and Valerie Cooper of Quinton; grandson, Matthew Cooper and his wife, Elizabeth of Jasper; great-granddaughters, Sophia Elizabeth and Emma Rose Cooper, both of Jasper; In-laws, Juanita Cooper of Quinton, Charles “Pet” Cooper and his wife, Patsy of Goose Neck, S.C., and Marian Handley of Cullman; a host of nieces, nephews and Girl Scout friends; and thank you to the special friends at Southeast Hospice, who provided eight months of loving care.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611