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Juanita Cooper

January 26, 1926 — January 23, 2016

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Mrs. Juanita Brown Cooper, 89, of Morehead, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 in the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

She was born on January 26, 1926 in Rowan County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late George and Sadie Clark Brown.

Mrs. Cooper was a retired social worker having worked for Gateway Community Services for 30 years.  She had also been a schoolteacher, having taught in one room schools.

Juanita was a member of the Johnson First Church of God and was a former member of the Rowan County School Board.

She enjoyed vegetable gardening, doing crafts, driving around and visiting with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Cooper, who passed away in 1987, her daughter and son-in-law, Cejuana and Greg Huddleston, who passed away in 1993, three brothers, Willie Brown, Ernest Brown and Wilford Ray Brown and four sisters, Grace Yoder, Geraldine Crum, Wilma Hadwin and Flora Logan.

Survivors include two granddaughters, Suzy Prashant of Morehead and Terri Thompson of King George, Virginia, five great-grandchildren, Rajiv, Mithali, Khyli, Rocky and Andrew, three brothers, Harold Brown, Claude Brown and Fred Brown all of Morehead, two sisters, Geneva Whittle of Morehead and Madeline Sewell of Muncie, Indiana and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead with Rev. Ben Furman officiating.

Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is after 6:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be nephews.


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