Holly Springs Funeral Home

Daniel Vernon Cooper

Daniel Vernon Cooper was born on April 7, 1935, in Potts Camp, Mississippi.  Dan, as he was known to his friends and family, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on May 7, 2022, in Potts Camp.

Dan was a 1953 graduate of Potts Camp High School.  After high school, Dan owned and operated a cotton gin with his father.  He and his brothers hauled brick for 34 years for Holly Springs Brick and tile.  He later established Cooper Truck Line of Holly Springs, Mississippi.  He was also a lifelong farmer.

He married Billie Brownlee Cooper on December 1, 1956, and they lived in the Cornersville, Mississippi community, where they raised their five children.  He was a life-long member of Salem Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.  He loved the Lord and he loved his family.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Donnie and Everett Cooper, his brothers Doyle Cooper and Joe Cooper, his sister, June Haynes and a daughter-in-law, Linda Cooper.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Billie Cooper; sons Tim Cooper (Donna) of Holly Springs and Tom Cooper (Jan) of Potts Camp; daughters Teresa Hall (Ronnie) of Demopolis, Alabama, Lisa Vaughn (Robert) of Memphis, Tennessee, and son Brad Cooper of Potts Camp.  He also leaves twelve cherished grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services for Mr Cooper will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Salem Baptist Church, at 11:00 am, with a burial to follow at Salem Cemetery.  A visitation will be held at the Holly Springs Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from 5:00 until 8:00 pm.

Pall bearers will be Josh Cooper, Everett Cooper, Matthew Cooper, Daniel Hall, Cooper Vaughn, Hayden Hall, Spencer Vaughn, Dalton Cooper, and Robbie Smith.  The family requests that any memorials be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital or Samaritan's Purse.

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5/10/2022 9:34:36 PM

I knew Dan for more than 20 years. We spoke of many things over the years especially politics and our faith. He was very strong in both. I'm a better man by knowing Dan. He will be missed.