Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Martha Ella Cooper

03/10/1931 - 11/18/2017

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Avenue.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 11am, Monday, November 27, 2017
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Berkley Chapel
120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Riverside Cemetery
1000 E. Indian River Road Norfolk VA

On Saturday, November 18, 2017 our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and inspiration to us all, Martha Ellen Cooper peacefully departed this life to be with the Lord. Martha E. Cooper was the daughter of the late David Green and the late Minnie Freeman. She was born March 10, 1931 in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in Berkley and live the remainder of her life in Berkley and Campostella. She retired as a Custodial Aide from the Chesapeake Public School System. She was a member of the St. Mark United Church of Christ (UCC) and a member of the Campostella Civic League, Martha’s witty and joyful manner endeared her to everyone who had the privilege of knowing her. Most loved her for her great sense of compassion. No matter what the problem or situation, Martha understood and offered unconditional love. She was predeceased by her late husband, Shelby D. Cooper and her son, Michael E. Cooper. She leaves to cherish her memory, five daughters, Shelia Johnson of Norfolk, VA, MAJ (Ret) Minnie E. Cooper of Norfolk, VA, Sandra Darden of Norfolk, VA, Valerie Alston of Norfolk, VA and Patricia Payne of Norfolk, VA; one son, MAJ Marshall Cooper of Huntsville, AL; twelve grandchildren; twenty four great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.

Natasha Joyce My sincerest condolences to the family. I will continue to pray for your strength during this hard time. May God continue to bless and keep you all. Love Tasha J
Posted: 11/27/2017
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Lissa Gundlach My thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this sad and broken time. May God grant you the peace he promises and hold each of you close. Lissa G.
Posted: 11/27/2017
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Nikki Sending my heartfelt condolences to the Cooper family. May Christs heartwarming promise comfort you, John 5:28,29
Posted: 11/26/2017
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Kathy Mangum-Parker My prayers are with the family during your time of sorrow. Mrs. Martha was always full of life. She will be truly missed.
Posted: 11/26/2017
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Lekesha Hazley I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Ms. Martha. She was a sweet lady. Always brighten my day at city hall. My God give you peace doing this difficult time.
Posted: 11/25/2017
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Gladys. Gray To the famuly. I'm so sorry to here about your mother. MS.Martha was a beautiful person. Always had that smile. She is resting now. God chose a beautiful flower. She had a hat for every occasion. I'm praying for the family. Love & blessing s. GLADYS GRAY
Posted: 11/25/2017
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Sabrina Whitaker I"m sorry for your loss may God continue to give you all strength during this difficult time. My prayers are with you all god bless.
Posted: 11/22/2017
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Lisa lisa l'm truly sorry for the loss of your loved one. At times you may feel that Gods should fix this "NOW". God's word assures us that death & suffering will end(Revelation 21:4). I hope this brings some comfort to you. For more encouragement please go to JW.org
Posted: 11/22/2017
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Cheryl Rouser May God give your family the strength and peace that is needed in this time of sadness. Martha was a wonderful mother-in-law to me and a great grandmother to my son Romello. We love her and will miss her very much. Love Cheryl Rouser and Romello Cooper.
Posted: 11/22/2017
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Gracie Butts Sorry for the loss of your dear Mother. She always greeted everyone with a smile. Sincerely Barron and Cartwright Family
Posted: 11/21/2017
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Nicole I'm very sorry for your loss. May the words at Isaiah 25:8 be of comfort at this difficult time
Posted: 11/21/2017
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Thaddeus White May the Lord bless you and your family doing this difficult time.
Posted: 11/21/2017
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JANET L HALL My condolences to the family....Peace Be Still...Let Not YOUR Hearts Be Troubled. Eternal Love--Janet Hall
Posted: 11/20/2017
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