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Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Nora J Cooper

January 14, 1947July 18, 2020

Nora Joan Cooper age 73 of Knoxville, went to be with Jesus on July 18, 2020. She was a member of Ridgedale Baptist Church and had her associate membership at Mount Olive Baptist Church on Dandridge Ave. She was a graduate of Karns High School and graduated with honors in Elementary Education at the University of Tennessee. She later taught at Memphis City School and Norwood and Oakwood in Knoxville. She taught remedial reading. She was a self-taught artist (Sister Nora) with a “divine” interest in the hymns. She loved sharing her art with others and loved singing gospel music. Nora wanted to thank her family for their support thru the years and Mt. Olive for transportation to church and all the other support they gave. She is preceded in death by her precious parents, Clarence and Clara (Sis) Mays and her sister, Pat Price. Survived by son, Casey Justin (Julie) Cooper; grandson, Colby Cooper; brother-in-law, Larry Price; niece, Jill (Mark) Akers; great-niece and nephew, Bailey and Brady Akers; longtime friend, Bertie Michaels. The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Wednesday at Weaver’s Chapel with the service to follow at 7 pm. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 am Thursday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for an 11 am interment.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, July 23, 2020

Memories

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Donna Brasfield

July 22, 2020

Good memories of our years at Karns High School and cheering together.

Becky Miller Hill

July 21, 2020

I went through school with Joan. We share the same birthday. Joan was a wonderful friend. Rest in Paradise sweet lady. Love you.

John Edgel

July 21, 2020

Joan was a good friend and her cheers spurred many Karns athletes' to great accomplishments. Her vivacious spirit was contagious, her faith-inspiring. She shall be missed!

Tamara Berger

July 20, 2020

Casey, I am sorry for your loss. I know what you are going through and Pray that god gives you comfort during this time. Huggs

ALLEN MAXEY

July 20, 2020

CASEY, WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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