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Geraldine Collins Coop peacefully passed away on September 23, 2017 in Haven Hospice of Lake City FL. Jerri was born in 1/23/1934 in Hildreth FL. She grew up on the family farm where she still lived in Suwannee County attending the Branford School System. She graduated from Branford High School in 1952 where she was in the band, on the basketball team and selected as Miss BHS her senior year. She was married to Archie C. Coop of Smith Grove KY on December 12, 1953. She was a devoted wife and mother and had many varied careers during her lifetime. She loved to bake and cook, spending much of her time helping her friends and neighbors.
She is survived by her husband of over 63 years Archie C. Coop, her three sons; Michael (Emily Kaltenbach) Coop of Santa Fe NM, Clifton R. Coop of O'Brien FL, and Gregory (Lisa) Coop (Lisa) of Houston TX, three grandchildren; Lauren Coop, Mathew Coop, and Geneva Coop, her sister Shirley (Tom) Bunting of Lascassas TN and brother Harold (Wylene) Collins of Ocala FL. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews, as well as many loving friends and neighbors.
Services will be held on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 11:00 am preceded by visitation at 10:00 am at Burlington Santa Fe Church of Christ on US HWY 27. Interment will be at Santa Fe Cemetery immediately following the service. Should friend desire memorial contributions can be made to Haven Hospice at devmail@BeYourHaven.org..
Please sign the guestbook at www.danielsfuneralhome.com.
Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Live Oak & Branford, FL in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 28, 2017
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