WHEN INEZ COOPER was a training partner during a John Wanamaker Middle School, she didn’t obstruct her work with a students to a propagandize building.
She would take them to church and to Vacation Bible School. She would also revisit their homes and entice their relatives to church. Always endangered about her charges’ devout health, she would also supplement their names to a request lists in her church and titillate others to urge for them.
With all that attention, many of her students went on to successful careers and lives, overdue most of their swell to a mentoring of a endangered and amatory lady who cared for them.
Inez Odessa Miller Woods Cooper, a training partner during a North Philadelphia center propagandize for a dozen years, an Air Force maestro and active churchwoman and family matriarch, died Saturday of a heart condition, 10 days before her 78th birthday. She lived in North Philadelphia.
Among Inez’s many activities to improved a lives of others was a first of Diamonds in a Rough, an overdo method of a El Shaddai Christian Assembly.
“Through this ministry, she mentored girls, boys, group and women, aged 7 to 70,” her family said. “She speedy these diamonds to be group and women of value as wives, husbands, mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, sisters, brothers and friends.”
Inez assimilated El Shaddai in West Oak Lane, of that her son, Dr. James E. Woods II, was pastor, in a early ’90s. Before that, she was an active member of Mt. Pisgah United Holiness Church and Mount Calvary Baptist.
For a series of years, she was an partner clergyman during Methodist Hospital. She ministered to a aged in nursing homes and served on a house of Women With a Vision.
Inez was innate in Philadelphia one of a 5 children of Columbus and Carolyn Miller. She graduated from Kensington High School, afterwards continued her preparation during a Levathan Business School. She enlisted in a Air Force and served stateside as a bookkeeper. While in a Air Force she met and married a late James E. Woods Sr. She after married a late Harvey Coper.
At Mount Pisgah United Holiness Church, she sang on a Young People’s Chorus, taught Sunday School and served as partner Sunday School superintendent.
“Inez enjoyed being active,” her family said. “She did readings and attended church functions from a time she was a teenager.”
At Mount Calvary, she was church secretary, executive and clergyman of a Vacation Bible School and Sunday-school teacher.
In after years, Inez attended a Jameson Bible School, earning college credits in eremite studies.
She ecstatic people to doctor’s appointments as one of her unchanging activities. Her nephew Chris called her “Paratransit.”
Besides her son, she is survived by dual other sons, Clarence and John Cooper; a encourage daughter, Esha Bing; a brother, Harvey Miller; a sister, Essie Powell; 8 grandchildren, and dual great-grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday during Bethel Deliverance International Church, 2929 W. Cheltenham Ave., Wyncote.