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Opal Irene (Cross) Cooper

June 28, 1922 ~ August 25, 2022 (age 100)


Opal I. “Reenie” Cooper, 100, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 25, 2022. She was born on June 28, 1922 in Yukon, Oklahoma to the late Virgil and Gladine Cross. Opal was a resident of Norton for 76 years and retired from T.J. Maxx. She was a member of the Loyal Oak Garden Club.  Opal was an avid passenger on her husband’s motorcycle and belonged to the BMW Riders of American and Canton Motorcycle Club for many years.  She was a member of Reimer Road Baptist Church for many years and was a faithful servant of God. Opal was a legacy of unconditional love to everyone she met. Preceded in death by husband, Robert Cooper; brother, David “L.D.” Cross and sister, Sereda “Christine” Summerton. Opal is survived by children, Deryl Cooper, Diane Cooper (Charles), Debbie Carpenter (Randy Chapman); special caregiver and “daughter”, Linda Oros; other “daughters” and “friends”, Carolyn Forshee and Tammy Singleton; grandchildren, Kaylee Huth (Travis Forrer), Jessica Milleman (Jimmy Tagliarina), Melissa (Angel) Rojas; great-grandchildren, Malia, Kaitlyn, Maxwell, Sophia and Asher; brothers, Edsil Cross and Lloyd “Hootsie” (Judy) Cross; sisters, Kathryn Madron, Lois Madron, Ruth Cullum and Donna Robinson; numerous nieces, nephews; great-nieces, great-nephews; special caregiver, Margie; along with many other loved ones. A graveside service will be held for Opal on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park, section L. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Henry and Laura Huth Charitable Foundation, 1245 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, #8, Copley, Ohio 44321.


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Graveside Service
August 31, 2022

2:00 PM
Greenlawn Memorial Park
2580 Romig Road
Akron, OH 44320

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