Cooper’s Lee Epps (Campbell) Obituary 12 May 2020
Mr. Cooper Lee Epps, 65, transitioned on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at his home in Ashland, MS. He was born on January 18, 1955 in Arkansas to the late Mr. McKinney Epps and Ms. Bessie Smith.
His late great uncle Walter Smith and late great aunt Lucy Mae Smith played a major role in Cooper’s life as well by coaching, mentoring, and guiding him into becoming the man that the Lord destined him to be.
Cooper was a God fearing man and accepted Christ as personal savior in his life. He was a hard worker, a firm believer in taking care of your responsibilities, and there is business, before pleasure (taking care of necessities in life, before having fun) individual.
Furthermore, he was a traveling man and always look to east traveling through the dark to see the light. He loved to share stories about the good old days being a young man getting his first car, fighting in school not taking no jive, outspoken, and being a smooth and sharp man. His passions was cooking, gardening, working on cars, and establishing his lawn service to help young men in Little Egypt his neighborhood. His family and friends looked forward to seeing him to give them a good laugh and real good conversation.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife: Rosie L. Williams (Epps). His children: Akiva C. Epps, Coprisha R. Epps, Kennedy A. Epps, Christian J. Epps Sr., and Cooper L. Epps Jr.
His children who are waiting for him in the sky: Sean K. Epps and Knite D. Epps. Siblings he leaves behind are: L.B Hudson of St. Louis, MO, Josephine Williams of Lamar, MS, Deloise Young of Memphis, TN, Geraldine Campbell, GA, Ruby Moore, Flint, MI, preceded him in death David Campbell of Memphis, TN, Tommie Campbell PA, Randy Campbell, Flint, MI, Gary Campbell, Santa Monica, CA, Phillistine Harris, Memphis, TN, and Audrey Rucker, Flint, MI. He also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild, host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
They will always hold him in their heart.
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Serenity-Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
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