Zelda Ruth Lassiter Cooper, 92, of Monticello, passed away on August 1, 2017 at Belle View Estates Rehabilitation and Care Center in Monticello.

She was a member of Oaklawn Baptist Church in Bellmead, Texas and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a retired office manager for Shirey Corp. in Greenville, Texas.

She was born on June 27, 1925 in Ben Hur, Texas to the late William Edgar and Ruth Sansom Johnson.

Also preceding her in death was her first husband, Jack Lassiter, Sr., who passed away in 1974; two sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include her husband, William Richard Cooper of Rockwall, Texas; a son, Dr. Jack (Judy) Lassiter of Monticello; a daughter, Vanessa (Becton) Lassiter Pope of Caddo Mills, Texas; a brother, George W. Johnson of Ft. Worth, Texas; three sisters, Sarah Cole of Houston, Texas, Billie Joyce Speck of Waco, Texas and Martha Ben Steadman of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, August 6, at 4 p.m. at Memoryland Memorial Park Cemetery in Greenville, Texas.

Memorials may be sent to Greenville Order of the Eastern Stars #189, PO Box 294, Greenville, TX 75403 or Hospice Home Care, 990 Hwy 425 N., Monticello, AR 71655.

Arrangements by Roselawn Funeral Service and Crematory in Pine Bluff.


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