Aretta R. Cooper

March 25, 1936 - April 7, 2022

03/25/1936 - 04/07/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Monday April 11, 2022
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Cemetery
Tuesday April 12, 2022
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
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Visitation
Tuesday April 12, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
New Life Fellowship Church
365 West 36th Street
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
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Service
Tuesday April 12, 2022
11:00 am
New Life Fellowship Church
365 West 36th Street
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
Directions

Aretta R. Cooper, 86, of Shadyside, Ohio died Thursday April 7, 2022.

She was born March 25, 1936 in Murphy, NC a daughter of the late Otto and Vesta (Cole) Newman.

She was a member of the New Life Fellowship Church, Shadyside, Ohio and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred E. Cooper, brother; Charles Newman, Juanita Cobb, Frankie Mae Bingham, Regina Foster, Oralee Hunter and Ella Davenport.

She is survived by her two children; Wayne (Christy) Cooper, of Shadyside, Ohio and Lynette Gorczyca, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, her brother; H.A. Newman, of Georgia, two grandchildren; Evan Cooper and Brittany (Chase) Kaldor, three great grandchildren; Creed Kaldor, Sloane Kaldor, Keir Kaldor and another on the way.

Family will receive friends Monday April 11, 2022 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 3900 Central Ave. Shadyside, Ohio 43947 from 3-7pm and Tuesday April 12, 2022 at the New Life Fellowship Church from 10am until the time of service at 11am with Pastor Joel Traylor officiating. Interment to follow in Powhatan Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Liza’s Place by going to TMCFunding.com.

Share your thoughts and memories with Aretta’s family at Bauknecht-Altmeyer.com

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John Stanko
5 months ago

Our sympathy is extended to the Cooper Family on the passing of Aretta. She was a wonderful lady revered by all. She had an elegance and class that made her special. She was a tremendous neighbor for all our years on West 36th. MMay she Rest In Peace.

Kathryn (Duda) Kelly
5 months ago

Dear Lynnette & Wayne,
So sorry to read of your mother’s passing. I have wonderful memories of her, going back decades, and was so happy to reconnect with her and your dad a few years ago. They were a delightful couple!
You have my deepest sympathies.

Janie Husek
5 months ago

Lynne , may you and your family find peace . Prayers for you and your family

Judie Holler
5 months ago

Lynne and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May all your memories give you peace.

Danny Bingham
5 months ago

So very sad to hear the news of Aunt Aretta’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Wayne, Lynette, and all your families. The fond memories of Aunt Aretta and Uncle Fred warms my heart. God’s Blessings and our Love- Danny and Laura

Sonya & Dan Janovich
5 months ago

Our deepest sympathy on your/our loss of such a wonderful lady. Aretta and Fred were our neighbors for 20+ years. We had many backyard chats and wonderful memories! She was very proud of her family and especially Evan, with your time in the service. Fly with the angels, sweet lady!

Roy & Doris Hefner
5 months ago

Was such a tender loving & beautiful lady! Love & prayers!!