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Dwain Wesley Cooper

May 3, 1949 — February 10, 2024

Cottage Grove

Dwain Wesley Cooper, age 74 of Cottage Grove, TN, died Saturday, February 10, 2024, at his residence.

 

He retired from Emerson Electric in Paris.  He graduated from Palmersville High School in Palmersville, TN, then went on to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin where he received a bachelor’s degree in math and chemistry.  Dwain loved hunting, fishing, and working in his garden.  He enjoyed watching the University of Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball.  

 

Dwain was born May 3, 1949, in Calloway County, KY, to the late Dennis Wesley Cooper and the late Myrtle Adams Cooper.

 

He was married February 6, 1968, to Lawanna Todd Cooper, who survives, of Cottage Grove, TN.

 

Along with his wife, he is also survived by his son, John Wesley Cooper of Cottage Grove, TN; two grandchildren, Bryan Cooper, and Zac (Savannah) Cooper; and several nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Christine Hanks, Moline Fitzpatrick, and Deloy White; and two brothers, Venoy Cooper and Joe Wilson.  

 

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Wednesday, February 14, 2024, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Chad Kennedy officiating.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be Bryan Cooper, Zac Cooper, Phillip White, Alex Edwards, Anthony Edwards, and Quberto Muniz.

 

Burial will be in South Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Hazel, KY.





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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

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