Lila Mae Bell Cooper

08/17/1920 - 02/14/2021

Obituary for Lila Mae Bell Cooper

Lila Mae Bell Cooper,100, of Merritt, N. C. died Sunday, February 14, 2021 in New Bern.

Her service is 1:00 PM, Sunday, February 21, 2021 on Oscar's Memorial Grounds 1700 Oscar Drive. The interment will follow at St. Mark FWB Church Cemetery, Florence. The service may be viewed on Oscar's Mortuary Facebook Page.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Cooper, Greensboro, NC, Ruth Copper Simmons, New Bern, NC, Trudie Jones, Fayetteville, NC; three sons, Robert Lewis Cooper, New Bern, Ronald Wade Cooper, Florence, NC, Charles Cooper, Florence, NC; ten grandchildren.

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Guest Book

I remember Cuzsin Lila Mae very well I didn't know that she had passed God bless her she's a sweet little woman and I always love to hear her call my name rest in peace Annie I Farrow Wright, Daughter,Rachel W Windley

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To Barbara and family.Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.We love you my sister always mavias greene & family.

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Barbara and family, May you find comfort in knowing that so many are thinking about you as you remember your mother. I have so many fond memories of your mother. Cousin Lila Mae always was such a warm and welcoming person. I spent many enjoyable Sunday evenings visiting at your home. My continued love, condolences and prayers for your family. Judy Ushry McInnis

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Sorry to hear about Aunt Lila passing. Thank God for the memories and long life He gave her. You are all our prayers. Love the Cooper Family!!

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Not everyone gets to say that they had the world's best mother but I'm sure that your mother was the best. Sorry for your valuable loss. I'm praying for you and family. Shirley & Derek Jones

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May god continue to watch over Aunt Lila Mae and the family. Praying for my cousins to stay strong and keep god first in all of our lives. I know she resting in peace. william and Louise Green.

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Sending our sincerest condolences on the passing of your Mom. May God give you strength and peace during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. PCHS CLASS OF 1976

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To the family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Barbara prayers are with you and your family. Alma Jones Harris Class of 68

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Sending prayers of comfort and peace to the Cooper family as they grieve the loss of their loved one. 🙏🏽🌹 Gregory and Gloria Russell Williamsburg, VA

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You are all in our thoughts and prayers. PCHS Class of 1977

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John 11:26 Our condolences and love to all of you during and after this difficult time. Mother Lila Mae was an amazing Woman of God and a pillar of strength to St. Mark FWB Church and the Florence Community. Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal. Our prayers are with you. Amber Davis and the entire Kirkman/Davis Family

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May God Richly bless the family of Cousin Lila Mae bell Cooper. She was an inspiration to all and know she will rest in eternity with the Angels. Words cannot express how greatly she will be missed. Walt, Terry, Sally Garrison

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2/16/21 THE ENTIRE FAMILY of James & Mary White, send our SINCEREST CONDOLENCES to the family of Mtr. Lila-Mae.

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I had not seen Aunt Lila in many years, in fact I was a child when I last saw her. She was always very kind to me. I am sure she is resting in peace. To her children, sorry for your lost.

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

- Oscar's Mortuary, Inc. | New Bern, NC