Gloria Luton Cooper, 81 of 1777 Nixonton Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Chesapeake Regional Hospital. She was born November 4, 1935 in Pasquotank County to the late Ursey Morris Luton and Georgianna Cartwright Luton and was the widow of the Rev. J. Roland Cooper, Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Riddle Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Lynn C. Perry (Martin) of Hertford, NC; a son, James R. “Buddy” Cooper, Jr. (Judy) of Camden, NC; a brother, Charles Luton of Roper, NC; three grandchildren, Kristin Stokes (Mike), Justin Perry (Cariss) and Blake Cooper (Tiffany); and two great grandchildren, Hannah Stokes and Wesley Cooper. She was pre-deceased by eight sisters, Rubelle, Janet, Evelyn, Mary Ann, Lessie, Mildred, Delia, and Fuga; and a brother, Cecil.
A funeral service will be Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Fountain of Life Church officiated by Pastor Hans Hess, Pastor Preston Pitchford, and Pastor Jon Mason. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. A visitation will be Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30 at the funeral home and at other times the family will receive friends at the residence and immediately following the service at the church. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Cooper family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street