Vercie Dunivan Cooper of Bloomfield, daughter of the late William Lesley and Georgia Maybelle Page Dunivan, was born near Zadock, Missouri on February 1, 1924, passed away at the Bloomfield Nursing Center on October 2, 2018, at the age of 94 years, 8 months and 1 day.
Vercie had lived in this area most of her life. She had worked as a licensed General Baptist minister, was a beautician and a member of the Oak Ridge General Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, singing and quilting.
On August 15, 1940, she was married to Vernon Robert Cooper near Swinton, Missouri. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2002.
Surviving are three daughters & husband, Linda Sue & Ronnie McRoy and Velma White all of Bloomfield, Janet Abernathy of Advance; three sons and wives, Milford Cooper, Larry & Nancy Cooper all of Bloomfield, Rev. Gary & Rhonda Cooper of Advance; nine grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; one brother, Billy Joe Dunivan of Advance; one sister, Joyce Lewis of Imperial, Missouri. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mildred Louise McClain, three brothers, Chester, Lester and Edison Dunivan; one sister, Lois Coleman.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Gary Cooper of Advance officiating.
Interment will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery near Aquilla with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.