Tommy Leon Cooper, Sr.November 23, 1944 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 72)
Tommy Leon Cooper, Sr., age 72, of Broxton, Ga. passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Pruitt Health following an extended illness. Mr. Cooper was born on November 23, 1944, in Douglas, Ga. to the late James Milton Cooper and Myrtice Perry Cooper.
Survivors include: his wife, Virginia Cooper of Broxton, Ga.; daughter, Tammy (Brian) Phillips of West Green, Ga.; two sons, Tommy Leon Cooper, Jr. of Broxton, Ga. and Mason (Shannon) Burkett of Fitzgerald, Ga.; two sisters, Diane McCall of Macon, Ga. and Sharon (Waylon) Taft of West Green, Ga.; four grandchildren, Cody (Whitney) Phillips of Broxton, Ga., Colby (Marissa) Phillips of Valdosta, Ga., Anna Burkett and Jacob Burkett; great-grandson, Cooper Phillips; aunt, Leonora Simmons of West Green, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m at Sims Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Sims Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Bounds and Rev. Herbert Box officiating. Interment will follow at Harrell Family Cemetery. Sims Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.