Donnie Wade Cooper

Thursday, August 2, 2018
Donnie Wade Cooper

Donnie Wade Cooper, 43, of Pollard, Ark., passed away July 31, 2018, at his home.

He was born on September 21, 1974, in Kennett, Mo., and was the son of Donnie and Nell Cooper of Pollard, Ark. and Lena Mavis Ribbings of Campbell, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Elmer and Goldie Cooper of McDougal, Ark., George and Marion Riddle of Louisiana and Olin and Mavis Nix of Clarkton, Mo.; a sister, Tina Leonard of Louisiana, and a nephew, Jacob Leonard of Louisiana.

He enjoyed his nieces and nephews and listening to music. For several years he drove a truck across the country. He enjoyed watching deer and wildlife on his small farm.

Survivors include his father, Donnie Ray (Nell) Cooper of Pollard, Ark.; his mother, Lena Mavis Ribbings of Campbell, Mo.; a brother, Daniel Lee Cooper of Alameda, Calif.; two sisters, Ashley (Zach) Gower of Campbell, Mo. and Raelei Bradley of Kennett, Mo.; a niece, Cassidy Marie Leonard of Louisiana; nieces and nephews Milei, Chloe, Arsyn, Gabbie, Dalan, Jagger, and Kaden; numerous aunts and uncles and other family and friends.

Visitation is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott, Ark. A prayer service will follow at 7 p.m. with Mark Cave, Sr., officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard, Ark. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements.