Roberta Cox Cooper – September 15, 2011

Roberta Cox Cooper, 65, of Amarillo, died Thursday, September 15, 2011.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 19, 2011 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Dr. G.A. Roach officiating.  Burial will be in Dreamland Cemetery in Canyon.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Roberta was born July 24, 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland to J. Bob and Edna Cox.  In 1949 they moved to Dumas, TX to open Cox’s Jewelry Store.  She attended Dumas schools.  After attending Howard Payne College and Texas Tech University, she took nurses training at Dumas Memorial Hospital.  Upon graduating, she was employed by Meredith and Wright Clinic.  After a few years, she moved to Amarillo where she made her home.  She was employed at Amarillo Urology Clinic and retired from there in 2000.  She married Corky Cooper in May 1993.
Survivors include her husband, Corky Cooper of Amarillo; mother, Edna Cox of Amarillo; a son, Barton of Lubbock; and a brother, Doug Cox of Longview, TX.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to Lubbock State School Chaplain’s Fund, Box 5396, Lubbock, TX; or to BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79105.

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