Maggie Mae Cooper, age 78, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died Aug. 29, 2016.
Mrs. Cooper received her Bachelor's degree from John J. College. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and decorating. She was an inspirational leader and had a great love for her family.
Mrs. Cooper was the daughter of the late, Willie James and Lorena Bond Cherry. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Neal and her sister, Betty "Sandy" Jackson-Petty.
She is survived by husband, Henry Clinton Cooper; children, Pamela Cooper (Gerald Anderson, Jr.), Jacqueline (Curtis) Burse and Henry "Lamar" (Andrea) Cooper; brother, James "Carl" Jackson; sister, Annette Williams; grandchildren, Tywand Jackson, Trina "Nicole" Irving, Tasheka Neal, Harson "Kristan" Howard-Cooper, Keith Mills-Cooper, Lamar Cooper, Camille Burse, Camron Burse and Vashon Cooper; great-grandchildren, Taj Jackson, Tyler Jackson, Jaylen Williams, Heaven Yehuda, Gabriella Yehuda, Xavior Spicer, Joiya Cooper and Jaxson Cooper.
Funeral services will be conducted in New York with burial at Calverton National Cemetery.
Local arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615) 641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.