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Mary Katherine Cooper

September 14, 2021


Mary Katherine Cooper, age 82, of Wartrace, passed from this life early Tuesday morning, September 14, 2021, at her home surrounded by family.  

Born September 25, 1939, in Franklin, TN, Mary was the daughter of the late James Frank Pruitt and Jesse Pauline White Pruitt. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by: brothers, Wallace Ross Pruitt and James Floyd Pruitt; and grandson, Jerry Wayne Cooper.  

Mary was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church. Throughout her adult life she worked in retail for various companies in Bedford County. She was a very loving, persistent and dedicated mother, grandmother, and baby sitter. Taking care of children and instilling good memories in all the children she kept was her passion.  

Survivors include: son, Jerry David (Carolyn) Cooper, Jr. of Rock Springs, GA; and granddaughter, Jessica Anne Cooper of Jasper, GA.  

A Celebration of Life service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby McGee officiating.  

Visitation will be held prior to service starting at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.  

Memorial donations may be made in her name to Grace Baptist Church by mail: 1019 Madison St. Shelbyville, TN 37160.  

Doak-Howell funeral Home is serving the family.  




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