Deacon Loerinzia Cooper Sr.
Deacon Loerinzia W. Cooper, Sr., born September 23, 1918, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Sebo's Nursing/Rehabilitation Center in Hobart, IN. He was a devoted and faithful member of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Preceded in death by his wife, Catherine N. Cooper; two daughters, Barbara J. Lee and Patricia A. Cooper; son, Darryl J. Cooper, Sr.; parents, Hughey S. Cooper and Edith Patton; sister, Annie Lee Hughes. He leaves to cherish memories, seven sons, Loerinzia W. Jr. (Arlene), Memphis, TN; Sylvester (Lucinda), Chicago, IL; devoted and loving son, Hughey S. and Dwight L. (Angie), both of Gary, IN; Terran, Eugene and Charles; one devoted and loving daughter, Pamela (Darwyn) Cook, Merrillville, IN; Barbara Daniels, raised by grandparents; eighteen grandchildren and forty great-grandchildren; special cousin, Betty Burks of Maywood, IL and a host of nephews and nieces. The generations continue. Funeral Service Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. (Visitation 10 a.m.) at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 2075 Kentucky Street, Gary, IN. Burial Oak Hill Cemetery.
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