Nobody covers Brown County like The Democrat Buy PDF| Advertise| Contact Us
Hoosier Harvest Cookbook
 
Obituaries
 
Prentice 'Cooper' Neal, 74, of Cookeville, Tenn.

Prentice Cooper Neal, 74, of Cookeville, Tenn., formerly of Columbus, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, at his residence with his wife and three daughters by his side.

Cooper was born Oct. 19, 1938, in Forbus, Tenn., son of the late Freeman and Effie (Crouch) Neal. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Thomas and Dennis Neal; and a sister, Naola Price.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Crockett Neal; three daughters, Kimberly White-Herman and husband Scott of Cookeville, Tenn., Kathryn (Kat) Yeager and husband Kevin of Nashville, and Victoria Baker and husband Randy of Columbus; two grandsons, Dylan and Zane Yeager of Bloomington; two granddaughters, Taylor and Matison Baker; a great-granddaughter, Graesyn Cooper Steinkoenig of Columbus; and a sister, Joyce Conatser and husband Buster of Jamestown, Tenn.

A 1957 graduate of York High School, Cooper retired from Navistar in Indianapolis as a pattern maker. He was a master Mason of Lodge No. 643 in Sunnybrook, Ky., and obtained his Scottish rites on April 11, 1992.

Cooper was a member of Elizabethtown Christian Church and a former deacon. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, working in his garden and yard, watching NASCAR and college football.

A private graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 5, at Garland Brook Cemetery, with Brother Doran Chambers officiating.

Memorial services will follow at Elizabethtown Christian Church at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Elizabethtown Christian Church.

Obituaries
See Full List »

Josephine Lee Cueto, 62, Morgantown
  Daughter of Priscilla Burgmeier of Nashville

Mary 'Jane' Kollman, 92, Nashville
  Mother of Janet (Tom) Gaskins of Nashville

Charlotte K. (Adkins) Wilson, 67, Franklin
  Former resident of Brown County

  • November 21
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 22
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 22
    Salt Creek Trailhead dedication for Meijer family planned
    10 a.m. by CVS Pharmacy, 292 S. Van Buren St., near junction of 46 East and 135 North
  • November 22
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road