10/31/1924 – 9/27/2023
The Cooper, Summerville, Harmon and Phillips families announce the home-going of their Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and matriarch Williette Gloria Cooper who had entered her 99th year . Her peaceful passing occurred on the morning of Wednesday, September 27th at home.
Williette was predeceased by her husband James Wesley Cooper, her daughters Erna Cooper Phillips, Dolly Johnson Sirleaf, her sisters, Mildred Watkins, Louise Summerville, Jassa, Roseline Richards and Marion Givens, her brothers, Charles Scott, Sam Watkins, SD, Nehemiah and Ernest Cooper.
Tete Williette, Aunty Darling, Aunt Williette, Grandma as she was affectionately called, leaves to mourn her children Robert and Lydia Johnson, John and Anna Cooper, Myrtle Johnson, and Saba and Mildred Kla-Williams. Her siblings Magdalene Cooper Brown, Charles and Comfort Minor, Izetta Cooper, Wani Cooper, Angeline Cooper, Maryann Melton, Willie Givens, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephew, grand nieces, grand nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements are as follows:
*Ridgewood United Methodist Church
100 Dayton Street,
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Friday, October 13, 2023
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 14, 2023
Viewing: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Service: 10:00 a.m.
George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery
234 Paramus Road
Paramus NJ 07652
Hampton Inn Paramus
65 From Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Hyatt Place Fair Lawn/ Paramus
41-01 Broadway, Route 208 North
Fairlawn, NJ 07410
Fairfield Inn & Suites
601 From Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Burgess Abu-Smail 973-277-8505
Rev. Eddie-mae Abu-Smail 908-229-2052
Terrence Brown 856-264-1008
Charles “Tossa” King 480-262-6788
* Parking information will be updated shortly.