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With utmost sadness we announce the home going of our beloved Charles Lahai Rennie Cooper on Saturday, February 8, 2020.

Sunrise: Saturday June 4, 1960

Sunset: Saturday February 8, 2020

Charles Lahai Rennie Cooper was predeceased by his father Lahai Cooper and mother Gladys Frances Smith. 

He leaves to mourn his loss two children, Avril Cooper and Kahnen Gbojeh, his Companion Marie Dennis Johnson, two sisters and one brother Henrietta Thomas, Geraldine Dwimoh and Joseph Mappy, two aunts, Laura Smith Mappy and Ruth Smith Jacobs, an older cousin and confidante George Marshall, one niece and two nephews Tiara Little, Edward and Christian Dwimoh, along with a host of cousins and friends.

Viewing and Visitation with Family:
Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10am - 11am at Abundant Hope Christian Church
1011 Junction Road
Durham, NC 27704

Funeral Service:

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 11:00am at Abundant Hope Christian Church

Interment follows at Glenview Cemetery, Austin Ave, Durham, NC

Repast will be held at Sheppard Magnet Middle School

2401 Dakota Street, Durham, NC 27707

Important Notice:

Family members, sympathizers and friends, please be aware that funeral services for Charles Lahai Rennie Cooper will be held on FEBRUARY 29, 2020. Some disgruntled and vindictive persons fraudulently used our names in an announcement citing a different funeral date; PLEASE disregard same. Thanks for your understanding in this matter.

To make contact with the family, please call:
Henrietta Knux Thomas (N.C.) 919-672-7318
Marie Dennis Johnson 919-824-6329
Edward Dwimoh (M.D.) 301-455-6955
Joseph Mappy (N.J.) 609-331-7852
Maima Kargbo 732-768-4971
George Marshall (M.N.) 763-843-0735

Hotel Information:

Reservations can be made using “Cooper Funeral” to receive the prices noted below.

Courtyard by Marriott / $94.00 per night / Reserve by 2/24 to receive rate.
Durham Research Triangle Park
301 Residence Inn Blvd.,
Durham, NC 27713
Ph# 919-484-2900, 919-484-7900

Residence Inn: $99.00 per night / Reserve by 2-24 to receive rate.
Durham Research Triangle Park
201 Residence Inn Blvd.,
Durham, NC 27713
Ph# 919-361-1266 / Fax# 919-361-1200

La Quinta by Wyndham: $69.00 per night / Reserve by 2-25 to receive rate.
Raleigh/Durham Southpoint
1910 Westpark Drive
Durham, NC 27713
Ph# 919-484-1422 / Fax# 919-484-1423