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Marian Jamerson Cooper

March 16, 1924March 16, 2020

Marian Jamerson Cooper 6124 Allie Cooper Road Godwin, NC passed away peacefully at her home on March 16, 2020. She was born in Dillwyn, Virginia on March 16, 1924 to late Reverend and Mrs. B.C. Jamerson of Buena Vista, Virginia.

She was also preceded in death by her late husband, Allie Cooper Jr. from Falcon, NC; Her siblings: Benjamin Jamerson, Dorothy George, Kitty J. Dunford and Shirley Jamerson.

She is a graduate of Emmanuel Academy High School and attended Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Georgia where she met the love of her life, Allie Cooper Jr.

Mrs. Cooper was a member of Culbreth Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church in Falcon, NC where she was a leader of the young adults and a preschool Sunday School teacher for 35 years. She was a very active member serving on the decorating committee and Secretary and Treasurer for the Women’s Circle for many years. In the span of those years, Mrs. Cooper decorated for over twenty-five weddings in the community and never charged for helping young Brides.

She was a Charter member of “Just-A- Mere" Garden Club of Sampson County, “Hoe and Grow” Garden Club of Dunn. She was a 4-H leader and Home Demonstration Club leader for twenty- Five years. She studied Interior Design with “Bandy School of Design” at FTCC and earned a certification in Antique Appraisal as well as Ikebana, (The Japanese Art of Flower Design). She later taught Continuing Education classes for FTCC in Floral design in Fayetteville and Erwin.

She owned and operated “Marian’s Backyard Antiques” in Falcon where she designed many beautiful floral arrangements for her friends and customers. She was a seamstress and designer of cloth. She drew and designed her own house plans as well as helping others design their homes as well. Her hobbies were flower gardening, working in her yard and helping others.

After the death of her husband Allie, she expanded her talents to include land development by selling several large parcels of land. Mrs. Cooper developed and owned the “Quiet Place”, a subdivision in Falcon that is on Allie-Mar Lane, named after her late husband and herself. Marian became a ”Cracker Jack Sales Woman” that any Realtor would love to hire! She was the integral reason that the dirt road #1806” was paved and named “Allie Cooper Road” when she petitioned the planning board of Cumberland County and the DOT.

She is survived by her daughters: Susan C. Coleman and husband Richard, and Sarah C Williams and husband Jay; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; two sisters: Philis J. Cash and Janis J. Shelton.

Funeral Service will be held at Culbreth Memorial P.H. Church in Falcon, NC on Friday, March 20,2020 at 3:00 p.m with Dr. John Hedgepath presiding. The family will receive friends a half an hour prior to the service at the church and at other times at the home. Burial following at Falcon Cemetery.

All arrangements are entrusted to Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home of Dunn. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cromartiemiller.com


  • Reverand and Mrs. B.C Jamerson, Parents (deceased)
  • Allie Cooper, Jr., Husband (deceased)
  • Susan C. Coleman and husband Richard, Daughter
  • Sarah C. Williams and husband Jay, Daughter
  • Philis J. Cash, Sister
  • Janis J. Shelton, Sister
  • Benjamin Jamerson, Brother (deceased)
  • Dorothy George, Sister (deceased)
  • Kitty J. Dunford, Sister (deceased)
  • Shirley Jamerson, Sister (deceased)
  • Five Grandchildren
    Seven Great-Grandchildren


  • Receiving Of Friends Friday, March 20, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 20, 2020


Marian Jamerson Cooper

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Martha Stanley

March 23, 2020

My Dad, James David Campbell, spoke highly of Mrs. Cooper. They owned joining farms in Falcon. In fact, I think they exchanged land at times. My sister(Pam Gardner) and I send our sympathies to the family. She was a very nice lady! Martha Campbell Stanley

Gary Scott

March 20, 2020

Marion is one of the Saintly Ladies of Falcon. I have so many fond memories of Marion Cooper and Allie Jr. My grandfather was Henry Cooper , my son's middle name is Cooper, and I have two grandsons with Cooper as their middle names. When I was a kid and visited my grand parents my brothers and I would go over to Marion & Allie Jr's farm and run around, rummage through the barns, and climb on horses with no saddles and no helmets. Marion had stored my my Henry Coopers desk, from his Cotton Gin, and wanted me to have it. That desk now sits in a packing room on my farm. I got the love and smell of dirt from Falcon and the Cooper genes. Marion is now in the promised land dancing with Allie, Florence, Louine , Bliss, Edith and the rest !

Robi (Banko) Andison

March 20, 2020

Aunt Marian was always so sweet to all of us. I loved visiting her elegant, "fancy" home when I was a kid. I moved from NC back in 1976, but would come "home" often to visit family and friends. I always visited Aunt Marian. She had a way of making us feel loved and special. She was a beautiful person, inside and out. The epitome of the gracious Southern Lady.

Suzanne Clokr

March 19, 2020

My first memory of Aunt Marion was the summer of 1955. My mom, Mundy Barnhart Goff Cloke, my dad Harry and all of us kids, Andy, Christine and I we're down visiting from Seattle. I set off on my own, walking the hot and dusty road from Uncle Allie's and Aunt Bliss's to go visit Susan Bliss; it seemed so far and adventuresome! And when I got there, Aunt Marion gave Susan Bliss and me baby bottles with juice, I suppose, to entertain us. I knew I was too old for a bottle, but it was strangely exhilarating and fun! I felt so lucky.
Love you, Aunt Marion! ❤

Linda Argentieri

March 19, 2020

Susan and Sarah
Heaven has gained a very special angel.
Know that I am thinking of you both and sending my deepest sympathy. May the many wonderful memories created help you get thru this sad and difficult time.
Linda Brigman Argentieri

Christie Humphries Yencho

March 19, 2020

Marian was a second mother to me. From her lessons on manners to trying to teach crafting to a craft challenged child Marian was patient and kind with a very sly sense of humor. She was beautiful inside and out and her daughters and granddaughters have inherited her beauty and grace and her talents. My love to you all in your loss.

Gary Holland

March 18, 2020

My thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends. May Mrs Cooper Rest In Peace.

Cecille Maxwell

March 18, 2020

She was a true Proverbs 31 woman! She will be missed!