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Velma Lee Cooper McPherson, 85, of Hope passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, at Hospice of Texarkana, Texas.

She was born in Lumber on August 14, 1933, to Tid Cooper and Tinnie Flowers Cooper which preceded her in death.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and aunt.

Velma is survived by: three sons, Jimmie Cooper of Houston, Texas, Vincent Cooper of Oklahoma City, Okla., Fredrick McPherson of Hope; daughter Lenail Vickers of Hope and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephew and other relatives and friends, a special cousin of Hot Springs, and two special nieces of Houston, Texas.

Funeral Services at Smith Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019 with Rev. Darryl Maxwell officiating. Burial at Davis Chapel Cemetery in Lumber under the direction of Smith Funeral Home of Stamps.

Visitation: Friday, August 9, 2019, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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