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Marguerite Cooper

April 17, 1931November 8, 2021

Marguerite Cooper was welcomed into the arms of her husband, Arnold J. Cooper, Jr. and parents Walter B and Marguerite Andrews on November 8, 2021.

Mrs. Cooper was born April 17, 1931 in Columbus, MS. She attended Mississippi State College for Women and worked for Western Union until 1953 when she married Arnold. After marriage she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, worked the election polls in Texarkana, TX for many years and was a member of First Baptist Church, Moores Lane.

She is survived by three children and their spouses, Richard and Tracie Cooper and Vivian and Steve Holmes all of Texarkana and Larry and Diane Cooper of Costa Rica; grandchildren and their spouses, Courtney and Cody Williams and Brady and Ashely Cooper all of Texarkana; and one great grandchild, Charlie Newton. She is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Beth and Bill Hawkins of Birmingham, AL, along with three nieces and their families.

Graveside service will 10 a.m., Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens under the direction of East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.

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    Wednesday, November 10, 2021


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Cindy McClendon

November 10, 2021

Mr. and Mrs. Cooper were the greatest neighbors. When we moved behind in 1986 Karley was barely 6 and Woody wasn’t enemies a year old. But I have many fond memories I will cherish forever. Goodbye friend. I will see you again.

Patti Scott Finley

November 10, 2021

Mrs. Cooper was a friend of mine and my brother's (Mark) mother, Shirley Scott. Our condolences on the loss of your mother. Prayers for all the family.

Beth McVay Dymczenski

November 9, 2021

Mrs.Cooper was a great friend to my mom. Your daddy and momma had the best laughs and hugs. Know that we are praying for you in the days ahead. 🙏🏻🙏🏻

Beth McVay Dymczenski
Doris McVay

Larry Cooper

November 9, 2021


God blessed us with a wonderful Mother and friend. You will be missed, but you will always live in our hearts.

And we are so thankful you are now with Dad.

I love you Mom ❤️


Diane Cooper

November 9, 2021

Farewell to a woman who loved her family dearly 💗. Mom's faith in God gave her strength and comfort after Dad passed. Her spirit will be within us and knowing that she is with dad again in our Heavenly Fathers home brings peace in my heart. Love you Mom.....give dad a hug from us.
....... Diane

Ashley Cooper

November 9, 2021

I’m so glad that Charlie and I were able to know and love her. Thinking of everyone at this time. ❤️