Frances Martin Cooper, 102, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021. She was born on November 14, 1919, to George W. Martin and Betty Mae Stone Martin in Bassett, VA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Russell L. Martin, and two sisters, Laveta M. Young and Charlotte M. Peters Buland; her husband, Jamie E. Cooper, who passed away on September 8, 2007. They were married sixty-nine years and three months.
She was a member of Reed Creek Primitive Baptist Church since 1955. She loved nature and saw beauty in all of God’s creation.
Surviving are two daughters, Judith C. Owen, Stephany C. Simpson (Henry Simpson); four grandchildren, Jamie A. Frick, David K. Owen, Christopher Todd Owen, and Christie S. Robertson; five great-grandchildren, Taylor Frick White, Austin C. Owen, Christopher Todd Owen, II, Cooper L. Owen, and Colby H. Owen; great-great-grandchildren, Avery S. Owen, and Olive A. White.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Norris Funeral Services. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services with Elder Mark Terry officiating. Burial will be held at Roselawn Burial Park.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Cooper family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com