Chris Cooper


Christine Anne Goodale “Chris” Cooper of Sylva, N.C., passed through the veil to join her Mother, Father and Brother in the Spirit World on Nov.19, 2021.

In addition to her husband of 38 years, Curtis Preston Cooper, she leaves behind her five children, Bartholomew Christian “Bart” Peterson, Richard Eben “Rick” Peterson, Julie Anne Peterson Grace, Orin Henry “Ski” Peterson, Christine Margaret Peterson; and Curtis’ four children, Terri Celene Cooper Shahgheibi, Jodi Deanne Cooper, Beverly Gaye Cooper Blackburn and Carolyn Diana Cooper Mathis; along with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Chris and Curtis were former co-owners of Singing Waters Camping Resort located near Tuckasegee, N.C., from 1987 until 2007 when they built and moved into their forever home in Sylva.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, with interment in the family plot at Mountain Creek Cemetery located in Pendergrass, Jackson County, Ga.

Appalachian Funeral Services provided services in North Carolina, while Evans Funeral Home in Jefferson, Ga., provided services in Georgia.