Mrs. Mattie Jones Cooper, 89, of Jefferson, N.C., passed away Saturday morning, January 5, 2019, at Margate Health and Rehab Center.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Sidney Crunk and the Rev. Sherry Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, one hour prior to the funeral.
Mrs. Cooper was born in Ashe County, N.C., on October 5, 1929, to the late Daniel Ruben Jones, Sr., and Pet Graham Jones.
She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, reading (especially the Bible and daily devotionals), painting and working in her flower garden. She was a member of Blackburns Chapel United Methodist Church but when she moved to Glendale Springs, she attended Glendale Springs Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert L. Bud Cooper; a son, Danny Cooper; four brothers, Paul Jones, Howard Jones, Barney Jones and Shirley Jones; a sister, Edith Jones.
Mrs. Cooper is survived by two sons, Larry Cooper and wife, Pat, of Glendale Springs and Randy Cooper and wife, Debbie, of Lenoir; a daughter, Amy Greer and husband, Bobby, of Boone; two brothersD.R. Jones and wife, Betty, of West Jefferson and Basil Jones and wife, Joann, of Todd; two sisters, Betty Nell Jones, of Greensboro and Thelma Hardin, of Hickory; two grandchildren, April Laney and husband, Matt, of Glendale Springs and Trey Greer, of Boone; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Ashler Masonic Lodge #373, 318 Deep Gap Drive, Deep Gap, NC 28618.
You may give the family your condolences at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.