ALBANY -- Mr. Daniel Clayton Cooper died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at his residence.

His funeral service will be Friday, 2 PM at Calvary Baptist Church in Dawson with interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Rev. Brian Johnson and Rev. Ezekiel Holly will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday 6 to 8 PM at Kimbrell-Stern.

Born in Albany, Clay spent the first 23 years of his life with his "Nanny" Marie Williams. He brought joy and inspiration to everyone he met. He graduated from Terrell County High School and was a member of First Baptist Church in Dawson.

Clay was preceded in death by his great grandmother Marie Williams; grandfather, Danny Cooper and a special aunt Evelyn Halbrook.

Survivors include his parents, Dannette and Mike Barfield, Lee County, brother Will Cooper and his fiancee Robin Gay, Lee County; grandparents Carol and Peggy Harnage, Americus; aunts and uncles, Susan and Banks Perdue, Cordele, Chris and Helen Harnage, Leesburg, Tyler and Kelly Harnage, Tifton; cousins, Chad and Jennifer Perdue, Ashburn, Beth, Josh and Sam Perdue, Connor Harnage, Leesburg, Dakota and Taylor Harnage, Richland.

Those desiring please make memorials to Scottish Rite c/o, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, Attn: Tribute and Memorial Gifts, 1687 Tullie Circle NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 or to the Ronald McDonald House of Atlanta, 795 Gatewood Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.

You may sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and memories with Clay's family by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152