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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Wilma Cooper

Wilma Cooper

Saturday, August 13th, 1932 Monday, April 15th, 2019

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Obituary for Wilma Lenore Cooper (Shears)

Wilma Lenore Cooper, 86, of Inwood, passed away Monday April 15, 2019 at Evergreen Nursing Home.

Born August 13, 1932 in Arbovale WV, she was the daughter of the late Richard H. Shears and Gladys (Gillespie) Shears.

She was a longtime member of Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church serving as an Elder.

She was a member of the Eastern Star and Past Worthy Matron of Golden Rule chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

After retiring from Corning, she volunteered for the Read Aloud Program in Berkeley County Schools.
She was aslo a member of the Red Hat Society where she enjoyed many fun dinners out with her friends.

She is survived by six sons, Kenneth L. Cooper and wife Margaret of Inwood, John R. Cooper and wife Debbie of Martinsburg, Alan D. Cooper and wife Leslie of Bunker Hill, David L. Cooper and wife LouAnn of Greenville, NC, James L. Cooper and wife Lisa of Suffolk, VA, and Bradley L. Cooper and wife Teresa of Inwood; one daughter, Pamela Whetsel of Altoona, PA; one brother, Duane Shears and wife Irene of Charles Town; and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Cooper; two brothers, Richard and Glenn Shears; and one sister Marilyn Lindsay.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday April 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood with Rev. Ron Potter officiating.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to service from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the Chapel.

Interment will be at Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 19th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    South Berkeley Chapel
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
    Friday, April 19th, 2019
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • Service

    Friday, April 19th, 2019 | 10:00am
    South Berkeley Chapel
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
    Friday, April 19th, 2019
    10:00am
    Officiant
    Reverend Ron Potter
  • Interment

    Pleasant View Memory Gardens
    2938 Charles Town Road
    KEARNEYSVILLE, WV

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Johnny Miller

Sending my sympathy to the family especially Brandon and Mandy. My grandmother Madge Miller and Mrs Cooper were neighbors for many years. Later Miss Wilma kept an eye out for my Mimi and I greatly appreciated that. I always loved Miss Wilma’s quick wit. She will be missed by all who knew her.
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Jenifer Cooper

Sending my love and respect for Grandma Cooper. I feel so blessed to have met her and know she will watch over this beautiful family. Love Jenifer
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Meredith Moore

I met Wilma only once, but loved her instantly. I knew her well though through her grandson, Ben Cooper. She was a lovely lady and much loved by her friends and family.
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