TaZavia Rashawn Cooper

Published 1:02 pm Monday, July 15, 2019

TaZavia Rashawn Cooper

July 5, 2019

TaZavia Rashawn Cooper was born on November 19, 1997, in Bainbridge, Georgia to LaCrystal Jackson and Anthony James Cooper.

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On Friday, July 5, 2019, the Lord called him home in Thomasville, Georgia.

“Tadpole,” as he was affectionately called by his family, joined New Corinth Missionary Baptist Church and sang in the choir. He was baptized on February 4, 2006 by Pastor Cleveland Sanders.

A service honoring his life was held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 308 McNair Street, Brinson, Ga. with Pastor Cleveland Sanders officiating.

Tadpole loved making music and entertaining. He was inspired by his best friend and collaborating artist, Jeff Smith, to pursue his passion for music. He was known to his fans and friends as “Zay.”

He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving parents, LaCrystal Jackson and Anthony James Cooper, his devoted paternal grandparents who raised him, Willie and Brenda Cooper; his maternal grandparents, Terry (LaKeisha) Mitchell, all of Bainbridge, Ga.; his great-grandfather, John Baker Sr. of Iron City, Ga., siblings Demonquez Wimberly, LeShander Jackson, Diamond Clark and Allisia Clark; uncle, Timothy Cooper; aunts, Angela (Jerry) Newby, Selena (Greg) Dukes, Carlisha Marcus, Debbie White, Tynekia Williams; great aunts, Mary Dove, Louise Jack, Luella Larkin, Lillian (Earl) Williams, Joane Allen, Brenda Bush, Louise Hatcher, Von (Don) Nelson, Doris Benton, Ida Duckworth; great uncles, John Baker Jr., Harry (Cynthia) Mitchell, Jimmy (Gloria) Mitchell, Silas (Estella) Bryant, Earnest (Sherry) Bryant, Michael Holder, Eutice (Delphina) Mitchell, Ben White, Wayne White, Billy White, Bubbie White and a host of other cousins and friends.

Professional services were entrusted to Collins Family Mortuary.