Samuel Cooper Jasper

Tupelo-Samuel Cooper Jasper, 5, went home to be with Jesus on Friday, July 17, 2009. Cooper was born on February 24, 2004 in Tupelo to James “J.J.” and Melanie Anderson Jasper. He was a K-4 student at Lakeview Baptist Academy in Tupelo. Cooper was one of the sweetest, kindest boys who ever lived, and he brought joy to everyone he met. He had an infectious smile, a passion for life and he loved his Momma, Daddy and sisters beyond measure. He earned a yellow belt in karate and played baseball. He loved animals, the outdoors and action super heroes. He asked Jesus to come into his heart November 17, 2008, and God is honoring His faithful promise to grant Cooper eternal life. Cooper and his family are members of Hope Church in Tupelo.

A Celebration of Cooper’s life will be at 11 AM Monday, July 20, 2009 at the Hope Church on McCullough Boulevard in Tupelo with Pastor Rob Garland, Bro. Sam Shaw and Bro. Kevin Mangum officiating. Private burial will be in Tupelo Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2PM-5PM Sunday and from 10 AM-service time on Monday all at Hope Church. Holland-Harris Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.

Survivors include his parents: J. J. and Melanie Jasper of Tupelo; his sisters: Lauren, Sadie and Maddie of the home. His grandparents: Alvah and Martha Jasper of Owensboro, KY., Kandi Anderson of Gulfport. His great grandparents: Lillian Doshier of Gulfport and Frank and Willene Anderson of Tampa, Fla. His aunts and uncles: Zach Anderson (Tiffany) of Tupelo, Kasie Ulmer (Jeremy) of Biloxi, Kelly Kothlow (Bruce) and Karen Dunlop (Gary) all of Owensboro, KY. and many wonderful cousins, extended family and friends and the AFA/AFR Radio family. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Lowry Anderson and an uncle, Michael Jasper.

Pallbearers will be Greg Johnson, Clay Cruse, Zach Anderson, Durick Hayden, Jeremy Ulmer, Randall Murphree and Paul Gatewood. Honorary pallbearer will be Kenny Kessinger. .

Condolences may be e mailed to

Holland Funeral Directors
5281 Cliff Gookin Blvd.
Tupelo, MS. 38801
662 840 5000

Memorials may be made to American Family Association/American Family Radio, P. O. Drawer 2440, Tupelo, MS 38803.

Condolences may be e mailed to

Holland Fun

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