Jane Cooper, 77, of Center

Jane Cooper, 77, of Center, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Nacogdoches.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 27, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Nathan Cox and Bro. Gene Walker officiating.  Interment will follow at Powdrill Cemetery in Shelby County.


Mrs. Cooper was born November 18, 1940, in Center, to Bob Powdrill and Laura Ballard Powdrill.  She enjoyed her work at Center ISD and also enjoyed spending time with family.  Mrs. Cooper was a member of Northside Church of Christ.


She is survived by


Robert Cooper of Center

Tanya Williams and husband, Stephen, of Center

Brenda Acuna



Shane Cooper and wife, Chasity, of Center

Shannon Cooper and wife, Christee, of Joaquin

Ryley Cooper of Junction

Hannah Cooper of Junction

Sawyer Williams of Center

Sydney Williams of Center

Kevin Acuna and wife, Sarah, of Garrison

Tabitha Cooper and husband, Vic, of Shelbyville


Great Grandchildren:

Laney Cooper

Kaden Nance

Lexi Cooper

Mason Acuna


A host of other relatives and friends


Preceded in death by

Husband: Billy Cooper

Parents: Bob Powdrill and Laura Ballard Powdrill

Sisters: Billie Tillotson, Marie Smith, Robbie Hart, Francis LeGrone, Johnnie Weeks, Martha Crippen

Brothers: Howell Powdrill, Robert Powdrill

Grandchild: Skylar Williams

Daughter-in-law: Linda Brittan


Pallbearers will be Kevin Acuna, Jack Nichols, Mike Baldwin, Chester Dawson, Cecil Chessher and Laura Walker.  Honorary pallbearers will be Scotty Baldwin, Gene Walker, Alan Penick, Tedd Holt and Rick Foehner.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Catherine Pinkston Scholarship Fund in Mrs. Cooper’s honor.


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com