William Jay Cooper died on Sunday, July 17, 2005. Services were held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel today, July 20, at 10:30 a.m., with Rod Hillhouse officiating. Taped musical selections were "Amazing Grace," "American Farmer" and "Yellow Rose of Texas." Pallbearers were Angie Pettibon, J.R. Cooper, Ben Morrell, Linda Cooper, Don Cooper, Tim Ater, Josh Cooper and William A. Cooper. Honorary pallbearers were Gary Houston and Greg Houston. Interment was in the Richland Cemetery in Richards. Arrangements are by Evergreen Memorial Chapel.