Barbara Miller Cooper, 70, of Harrison, TN passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, after a brief battle with brain cancer on April 15, 2018.
Barbara was born on December 28, 1947 in Calhoun, KY to the late Hugh and Jenevia Miller. She loved gardening, travelling, spending time with her large family, especially the little ones, and lemon drop martinis.
She worked many years as a nurse in long-term care and as an executive for several long-term care facilities.
Survivors include her husband William (Bill) G Cooper, six children – Al (Cheryl) Clark, Thomas (Donna) Clark, Jennifer (Mike) Lowry, Julie Cooper, Lisa (Adrian) Copeland and Laura (Jason) Malone, 13 grandchildren (with one on the way) and 4 great-grandchildren and her loving kitty, Prissy.
A Celebration of Life will be held at The Gray Dove, 6408 Snow Hill Road, Ooltewah, TN 37363 on April 21 from 2:00 – 8:00 PM.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Kindred Hospice of Cleveland and a special thanks to Kathy Higgins and Ted Smith.
In Lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN or the American Cancer Society.
Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort to the family.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 PM on Tuesday, April 17 at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.