DAWSON -- Cherrie Ann Cooper, 79, of Bronwood passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at her residence. A graveside memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in Bronwood City Cemetery. Rev. Brian Johnson will officiate. The family will visit with friends at Calvary Baptist Church, 674 W. Lee Street, Dawson, Georgia following the service.

Cherrie was born in Americus, Georgia on October 12, 1932 to the late William Almond Grant and the late Bessie Estelle Autry Grant. She was a homemaker and was married to Joseph L. Cooper of Bronwood for 62 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Joseph Daniel Grant. Survivors include her husband, her son, Gary W. Cooper (Christie) of Dawson, daughter, Peggy J. Harris (Ronnie) of Leesburg, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a number of cousins, in-laws and friends.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148. Those wishing to sign the online registry may do so at www.harveyfuneralhome.com.

Harvey Funeral Home

Dawson 229/995-2104