MONTICELLO James Elbert Cooper, 85, of Monticello, passed away September 19, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. He was born on April 7, 1927.

MONTICELLO James Elbert Cooper, 85, of Monticello, passed away September 19, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. He was born on April 7, 1927.

He is survived by his wife, Jewell of Monticello; two sons, Gene Cooper of Concord, N.C., and Fred Cooper of Monticello; one daughter, Theresa Sanders of Star City; one sister Irene McReynolds of Sheridan; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and two step-great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday at Cominto Baptist Church with burial in Rash Cemetery with Military Honors. Arrangements are by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.