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Lois Florine Blackerby Cooper
Lois Florine Blackerby Cooper passed away at 11:44 a.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Lake Jackson, Texas, after a short illness. She was born March 6, 1922, in Smiley to Albert Dewey and Lorena Mae Holliday Blackerby, the second of five children.
Lois had the ability to love everyone as though they were the only one in her life. She was the greatest mom in the world and a fine example of a true Christian lady, said her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Bernice Lucille Galloway, Ruby Pearl Hill, and Marjorie Elder Cline; brother Charles Wesley Blackerby; and husbands Alvin A. Redus and James B. Cooper.
Lois is survived by daughters Beverly Gayle Hamilton and husband Butch of Kingsville and Brenda Gaye Hansen and husband Mark of Lake Jackson; sons James Dewey Redus and wife Karen of Kansas City, Billy Ray Redus and wife Dianne of Cleveland, Charles Stanley Redus and wife Erna of Kingsville, and Michael Wayne Redus and wife Amy of Pearland; 25 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Thursday, April 17, from 1-2 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.
A funeral service was held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the funeral chapel.
Interment followed in the Nixon Cemetery in Nixon.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
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