Hilda Burgess Cooper

Hilda Burgess Cooper, 87, of Simpsonville, widow of the late Ernest Duncan Cooper Jr., went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

Born in Salem, SC, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Maude Burgess. Hilda was a longtime member of White Oak Baptist Church in Greenville and attended Brookwood Church. She was employed by Southern Bell, a Kindergarten teacher at White Oak Baptist Church, a mother, and friend to all who met her.

She is survived by her children, Mark Cooper and Carolyn (Darren) Mungo and granddaughter, Elizabeth Mungo.

A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Woodlawn Memorial Park. The family will visit with friend’s prior from 9:00 – 10:30 AM at Cannon-Byrd Funeral Home – Simpsonville, 313 N. Main St. Simpsonville, SC 29681.

Family and friends are invited to the home following the service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Brookwood Church, 580 Brookwood Point Place, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at St. Francis Eastside for the wonderful care they provided.

Condolences to the family of Hilda Burgess Cooper

  • Guy Palmer
    3 weeks ago

    What a pleasure it has been for Judy and I to really get to know you these past few years. Dear Lady, we came to really love you. We shall miss you, but are happy for you, as in your new home with our Lord, Earnest Duncan, and other family members, there is No pain or suffering. Be happy. Until we meet again….
    Guy Palmer

  • Such a sweet lady 💖 I will miss our Sunday morning hugs and the routine sightings (and hugs) while out and about… your presence will be missed!

  • Pat Rice
    3 weeks ago

    Hilda was the sweetest woman I met when I moved to Simpsonville, SC.
    She will truly be missed. Our lunch dates and shopping trips to Hamricks
    will always hold a special place in my heart. Rest I. Peace dear friend.

  • Pat Rice
    3 weeks ago

    Hilda was the sweetest woman I met when I moved to Simpsonville, SC.
    She will truly be missed. Our lunch dates and shopping trips to Hamricks
    will always hold a special place in my heart. Rest In Peace dear friend.

  • Lisa Bolin
    3 weeks ago

    Hilda Cooper was a wonderful lady!! As I grew up with Mark and Carolyn and stayed at their house all the time, she always was loving and caring!! What fond memories I have. All my love Lis Greene Bolin

  • Tim Caudle
    3 weeks ago

    My deepest condolences to the family on your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. May the fond memories of your loved one help to give you peace and comfort. And, may God bless you and keep you close.

  • ‘Marlene
    3 weeks ago

    Ms. Hilda, I have missed you at church.
    You were a precious lady, and so happy that I was your friend.
    No more suffering because you are pain free with a new body.
    Praying for your family during this difficult time.
    Love in Christ,
    Marlene D Cureton

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