Judith Jean Cooper, born July 8, 1941, passed away on June 25, 2021, due to long term health issues, with family present at her side at Erlanger Hospital. Judith was preceded in death by her parents, William O. and Oma Jane Cooper and brother, John O. Cooper. Judith has four children, Christina Hammett, Carolyn Cowley Grant, Sean Cowley and Jennifer Cowley along with eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Judith, AKA Roxie, was born in Chattanooga and served in the United States Air Force after graduating high school. During her life she worked with non-profits and then for the state of Tennessee until retirement. Roxie studied cultural anthropology in college and had varied interests and hobbies throughout her life including sewing, crocheting, genealogy, astrology, mythology, superhero action movies, reading fiction and non-fiction books, and generally being a nuisance to her neighbors which she took great delight in performing. A graveside service will be at the Chattanooga National Cemetery July 1, 2021 at 10:30AM. The viewing will be private for immediate family and the procession will begin at 10:00AM from Lane Funeral Home to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans @ www.dav.org as that was an organization she donated to herself. Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 www.lanefh.com 423-877-3524
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