Delphine “Judy” Cooper

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Delphine Cooper, age 58. Sunrise October 2, 1958 and Sunset July 20, 2017.

Judy was educated at Central High School and was employed with Columbia Gas of Ohio, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Greyhound Lines, and Columbus Public School. She then retired from Columbus Public Schools. She was a hard worker and always a dedicated employee. Judy loved entertaining, traveling, and was always the life of the party.

Judy was born to Willie B. Draughon, Sr and Josephine Draughon in Columbus, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Kenneth Ray Draughon; and sister, Deborah Draughon.

Judy leaves to cherish her memory, loving son, Jakahn Thomas; daughter, Partika Thomas; one and only grandson, Prophet Thomas-Applin; husband, Gregory Cooper; brothers, Reginald E. Battle, Willie Bernard Draughon, Jr., Shawn L. Patilla, David (Patty) Draoghon, Maurice (Bev) Draughon, Duane (Isabel) Draughon, and Andrew Draughon; sister, Lolita S. Patilla; sister in law, Kathy Battle; special friend, Candice Stovall; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends

Visitation 12:00pm Funeral 1:00pm Tuesday August 1, 2017 at Gospel Tabernacle, 1205 Hildreth Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. I would like to express my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. The Bible is a great source of encouragement during times like this. May the “God of all comfort” (2 Corinthians 1:3) comfort you.

  2. To the family Cooper.

    It is with great sadness I hear of Judy’s. I pray that all of you will be blessed with the grace of our good Lord. I worked with Judy at Columbus City Schools. I still to this day can hear her laugh, and laugh you never forget and are always glad to hear. We had good times! God Rest Her soul.
    Greatly saddened, Sincerely,
    Guy Smith, MSN

  3. Wanda Odell Black

    Sending my condolences to the family of Judy, I had the pleasure of working with Judy with the CCS. Very outgoing and funny you always knew when she was in the room, RIH my friend.

  4. Janice A Saddler-Martin

    My sincere condolences to the family of Delphine (Judy) Cooper. I pray that the Lord will comfort you during this difficult time.

  5. I didn’t know Judy but did know a few in the Family.. Just want to send Condolences to all the family, at this time,,God be with all of you,,,

  6. Terra Dillard, BMV Retiree

    To the family of Delphine “Judy,” you have my condolences in your loss. Death was never God’s purpose for the human family. Adam and Eve were placed in the garden of Eden (paradise), told to have many children, and to fill and extend paradise all over the earth (Genesis 1:28)! God’s purpose was for them to live forever as long as they did not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and bad. If they did, they would positively die (Genesis 2:15-17). Because of their disobedience, they passed sin and death to the human family (Romans 5:12). Very soon, God will reverse the effects of sin and eliminate death forever and His promises will come true! – Isaiah 25:8

  7. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of mourning and loss

  8. Greg you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts, We know that GOD will give you the strength that you will need to get through this very difficult time. JOHN 14 VERSES 1,2,3 SAYS Let not your Heart be troubled yea believe in GOD believe also in me for in my Fathers house there are many mansions if it were not so i would have told you for I go away to prepare a place for you , I will come again and receive you unto myself that where I am there yea maybe be also, Judy Mansion was ready and GOD called her home.she is now with GOD and all his Angels. Richard, Donna and Ryan Brown.

  9. Valerie and Calvin Thomas Jr. & Family

    Words cannot express our grief at this loss of Judy. We laughed with her….loved with her and now we grieve because she’s gone,but never forgotten. God bless her family and especially her children. Judy, see you at the great resurrection of those who loved the Lord. Rest……..

  10. I am so saddened by your passing, a year after gran Ma Josie, Tears continue to run down my face. I will truly miss our talks, and laughs and I know that I was your favorite LOL. I will never forget you , and the contagious smile. RIParadise Judy. You were loved by many. Continue to watch over us all. God Bless, Love Always.

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