Garnett Buford Cooper was born in Alabama to Riley Herbert Cooper and Margaret Elizabeth Long. He married Lona Lee Lewis on 7 December 1941 at Dade, Georgia. Pvt Cooper entered the service on 7 December 1942, at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia. He died in Denver, Colorado on June 25th.

Photo from South Pittsburg Hustler

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 November 1919
  • Date of death: 25 June 1943
  • County: Marion
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Pine Grove Cemetery, Jasper, Marion County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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