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Betty Jeanne Scott Cooper

Betty Jeanne Scott Cooper
  • September 1, 1929 - August 31, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • St. Barnabas Lutheran Church
    45 Moultrie Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Hospice of Charleston
    4975 LaCross Road, Suite 200
    North Charleston , SC 29406-6531

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“Deepest sympathies are extended to you and your family in this sad time. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Archie Browder - Charleston, SC

“St. Barnabas has lost an angel. Mrs. Cooper always had a smile and a kind word every time I was her. Will truly miss her. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sandra McCray - Charleston, SC

“To Harold and family: May God's goodness lift you in this time of great loss. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Johnny Evans - Kingstree, SC

“I am deeply sorry for your loss.may the God of comfort continue to be with the family during this difficult time. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Yvonne Eddings - North Charleston, SC

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. Words cannot always express the sorrow we feel at times such as these. May peace from God calm your hearts and...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Smalls - MD

“Betty Cooper loved her Lord, loved her family, and loved her Church family (St. Barnabas). I was touched by the fact that even when her health was...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Thulisiwe Beresford - Summerville, SC

“My deepest condolences to the entire Cooper family. Betty was everything that I'd always imagined a "southern lady" to be. She was welcoming, warm...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Michele Chamberlain - SC

“Dear John and Candi and the Whole Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Stephanie Davis - Mt. Pleasant

“John, Paul & Jeff...I am going to be out of town this weekend and unable to attend your mom's visitation or funeral. I wanted to let you know that I...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Kearns - Family Friend

“Prayers and condolences to all of the family and friends. What a wonderful lady she was and she will be dearly missed. With love and prayers,Family...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Weaver - Mt Pleasant, SC


Betty Jeanne Cooper, 87, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Harold Joe Cooper entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 31, 2017. She is the daughter of the late Leonard Whelma Scott and the late Lucille Bendt Scott, and the sister of the late Leonard Whelma Scott, Jr. and Virginia Gerkin Scott.

Born on September 1, 1929 in Charleston, South Carolina, she attended Memminger High School, Limestone College and Rice Business School. She worked at Carolina Shipping Company.

A life long member of Saint Barnabas Lutheran Church, she served as a devoted Sunday School Teacher and a member of the choir.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Harold (Rock) J. Cooper; her children, John and Candi Cooper, Paul and Pam Cooper, Jeff Cooper and Annette Cooper; her grandchildren, Mark and Joanna Cooper, Mandy and Clint Martin, Rhett Cooper, Renee Cooper, Rachel Cooper, Kevin Cooper, and Craig Bullock; great grandchildren, Cooper Martin, Mackenzie Bullock, and Zachary Bullock; and her dearest friends, Claire, Joanie, Delores, Lee and the "Dirty Dozen."

A very special thanks to Mary and Barbara at Hospice of Charleston. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Saint Barnabas Lutheran Church, 45 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29403 or Hospice of Charleston, 4975 LaCross Road, Suite 200, North Charleston, SC 29406.

The family will receive friends Sunday, September 3, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC, MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant from 5:00 until 7:00 pm. Her Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 4, 2017 in St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 45 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC at 11:00 am. Entombment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens.