Hallie Bell Cooper

      Mrs. Hallie Bell-Cooper, wife of George D. Cooper died yesterday morning, October 31, in a local Chattanooga hospital.

      Mrs. Cooper was a deputy Hamilton County court clerk and president of the Chattanooga Business and Professional Women's Club and had also served as president of the Wesleyan Service Guild of East Lake Methodist Church.  She was a former president of the Democratic Women's Luncheon Club.

      Surviving her are her husband, George D. Cooper; a daughter, Mrs. Douglas Brooks; three sons, Col. Dewey G. Cooper, Savannah; Richard T. Cooper, Memphis, and Thomas F. Cooper, Chattanooga.

      Funeral services will be held Friday, 2 p.m., at Brainerd Methodist Church with the Rev. J. Paul Williams officiating.

      The Hamilton County courthouse will be closed at noon Friday for the funeral services.

      Active pallbearers will be David Ramsey, Reese B. Thomas, Judge Robert Cooper, Thomas W. Koons, Fred W. Brown and D. T. Cooper.

      Honorary pallbearers will be Hugh Abercrombie, Gov. Frank G. Clement, Congressman J. B. Frazier, Sen. Estes Kefauver, Commissioner of Conservation James McCord, Jack Hixson, Mayor P. R. Olgiati, Commissioner Pat Wilcox, Commissioner H. P. Dunlap, Commissioner Frank Trotter, Commissioner George McInturff, Judge Wilkes Thrasher, Dr. William A. Stem and all city and county officials.

      Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

      The body is at National Funeral Home, McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga Daily Times November 1, 1956    


Submitted by June Tanner Cooper