Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at Sycamore Freewill Holiness Church with burial following in the church cemetery. The Rev. Floyd Hunt and the Rev. Billy Clark will officiate the services.
Rosie was a daughter of the late Lacy and Rosie Locklear Blue born on Nov. 20, 1935 in Robeson County. She was a loving mother and the beloved wife to the late Vernon Cooper. She dedicated her life to caring for her family and home. She served as a longtime faithful member of Sycamore Freewill Holiness Church. Mrs. Cooper loved working in her flowers and garden, she enjoyed baking, traveling, fishing and sewing.
In addition to her parents and husband, a grandson, Brandon Locklear, also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Cooper leaves behind her children, son Bobby Ray Blue and wife Lorrian of Pembroke and daughter Ethel C. Locklear and husband Jimmy of Rowland, five brothers: the Rev. Winford Blue of Wagram, Daniel Blue, Resse Blue, Clyde Blue, and Lacy Blue, Jr., all of Raeford, five sisters: Bonnie Porterfield of Southern Pines, Dora Lee Oxendine of Raeford, Annie Ruth Henderson of Shannon, and Mizie Mae Blue and Blondie Blue both of Raeford, her grandchildren Bobby Ray Blue, Jr., Tabitha Bacon Bonilla, 2nd Lt. Keith Albert Bacon, Bobby Junior “BJ” Blue, Nolan D. Locklear, Chloe’ D. Locklear, Canvas Locklear, and Luke A. Locklear, two great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at Richard Boles Funeral Service.
The family request that memorial gifts be made in the memory of Mrs. Cooper to the Sycamore Freewill Holiness Church, P.O. Box 789, Maxton, NC 28364.
Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.