William “Billy” Earl Cooper, age 50, of Commerce passed away Monday, May 28, 2012. Billy is survived by his brothers Michael Steven Cooper (Anita) of Five Points, AL and John “Eddie” Cooper (Sandra) of Winder; nieces Shonna Rachael, Jennifer, Sheree, Brandy and Sabrina; nephews James Troy Cooper, Jr. and John Eddie Cooper, Jr. He is preceded in death by his parents Willie and Nancy Cooper and brother James Troy Cooper, Sr. A memorial service will be held 7:00 PM Friday, June 1, 2012 at Maysville Baptist Church, 8875 Hwy 82 Spur, Maysville, GA, 30558, 706-652-2228. The Rev. David Sharpton will be officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Community Bank and Trust, 4 Mimosa Street, Winder, GA, 30680. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.