- [S27] The Daily Times, http://www.thedailytimes.com/, (Blount County, Tennessee), 14 Nov 2005.
Dewey Cooper obituary
- [S52] Miller Funeral Home, (http://www.millerfuneralhome.org), 23 Jun 2008.
(October 18, 1952 - June 23, 2008)
Dennis Edward Cooper died June 23, 2008 at the family home after a brief illness. He was born on October 18, 1952 in Blount County, Tennessee. Dennis and Shirley shared 33 years of loving memories together, in good times and bad times. His love will always be in her heart, forever. Dennis loved his family dearly and enjoyed spending time working on race cars with his friends and family. He had a special place in his heart for animals and leaves behind his loyal dog “Baby”. Preceded in death by parents, Dewey and Margaret Cooper. Survived by beloved wife, Shirley; devoted son, Curtis; daughter in law, Pam; granddaughter, Erin; daughter and son in law, Melissa and John Smith; grandchildren, Chelsea and Jonathon; sister Pat Word and brother in law Randy; brother and sister in law, Leslie and Linda Gass of Whittier, NC; step-son, Raymond Lewis of Maryville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dennis leaves behind many special friends: Stella Pilkington, Jerry Hodge, John Cutshaw, Anna Mae Price, Bruce Rhyne, Eddie and Terry Cogburn, Gary Estes and many more. Funeral service will be held Wednesday June 25, 2008 at Miller Funeral Home Magnolia Chapel, Rev. Arkie Baker officiating. Interment service will be 11:00 am Thursday June 26, 2008 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Maryville, TN. Family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. www.millerfuneralhome.org