Cooper Kellum Sr.
March 27, 1937 - Oct. 14, 2016 Cooper B. Kellum, Sr., age 79, of Pascagoula passed away on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. He was born March 27, 1937 in Richmond, Virginia. He was a former waterman working for offshore supply vessels. Cooper was an active member of Riverside Baptist Church in Pascagoula and enjoyed crabbing and fishing. He will be remembered for how much his loved his family and his favorite quote" Our family has a lot of love". He is preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow Burnette and Violet Annabelle Kellum; brother, Melvin Kellum. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Glendell "Sissy" Kellum; three daughters and two sons, Vickie Bugella, Lisa Parkhurst, Shannon Arnevik, Cooper "Burnie" Kellum, David R. Kellum; 13 grandchildren and two great grandson. Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, 6:00-8:00pm at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, 1:00pm at Riverside Baptist Church in Pascagoula with Rev. Tracy Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula. In lieu of flowers, Cooper requested memorial be made to Riverside Baptist Church Youth Group. You may send your condolences to his family or share a memory at www.obryantokeefe.com
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