November 28, 2020

Mrs. Agnes Cosper

Mrs. Agnes Mae Nelson Cosper, age 94 of Franklin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Pruitt Health Systems  Franklin, after leading a long  and fulfilling life.

Mrs. Cosper was born in Randolph County, Alabama on December 28, 1921, the daughter of the late Calip Hardy Nelson and Lula Duffie Nelson.

All of her adult life she was faithful to read her Bible and quick to share with other’s her love of The Lord. She was a faithful member of the Franklin Church of God, and was a former member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

She was a retired seamstress from the Sewell Manufacturing Company. Using her talent on any type of sewing gave her a lifetime of enjoyment. Whether it was making clothing for family, or sewing beautiful heirloom quilts brought her the greatest of pleasure!

Her main efforts in life were the care of her beloved family. As the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren came along they became the reason for her existence.  She will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by three daughters, Frances Spates of LaGrange, GA., Betty Joy of Franklin, GA., and Virginia Gripado (Paul) of Douglasville, GA.; two sons,  Benny Cosper (Ruby) of Franklin, GA., and Tilmon Cosper (Rana) of LaGrange, GA.; five sisters, Clovis Williams of LaGrange, GA., Ethel Chadwick (Fred) of Olathe, KS., Nellie Jo Crawford of Newnan, GA., Mary Sue Nelson of Wadley, AL., and Loraine Howington of Thomaston, GA.; one brother, Calip Nelson of Covington, GA.; many beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Buford Cosper ,  son Troy Cosper, and one daughter, Flossie Cosper.

Funeral services for Mrs. Cosper will be conducted on Monday, July 18, 2016, 2:00 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church in Heard County with Rev. Noel Forrester officiating. The interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will  receive guests at the funeral home Sunday evening, July 17, 2016 from 6-8 p.m.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.


  1. Tesia McCormick says

    Prayers for the family, Ms. Cosper was such a Precious Lady. I have been in her home many times & from the first visit to the last I always felt welcome. I know she will be missed but oh what a Blessing Knowing where this Angel is now. Jesus welcomes You Home !

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