Suzan Gills Cooper, age 63 of Maryville, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021. Suzan was an angelic, loving and compassionate wife, mother, grandmother, and daughter who loved all people. She enjoyed helping people in the community either finding their wallet for them or giving an anonymous donation. She was a dedicated Christian and follower of Christ. Suzan was well known in the shooting community as a professional combat shooter and a member of the B.C.G.O. She adored her grandchildren and her family. Preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Darrell Cooper, and her father, Raymond Fitzhugh Gills; Survivors include her son, Raymond “R.J.” Cooper of Virginia; daughter and son-in-law, Daye Cooper and Mathew of Maryville; grandchildren, James Roberts, Tucker Cooper, Adam Roberts, Jude Roberts, Eden Roberts, and Hunter Cooper; and mother, Drama Gills of Maryville; Memorial donations may be made in Suzan’s name to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital @ https://www.stjude.org. A private service will be held. Condolences and memories may be shared through Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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