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June 17, 1963 – November 20, 2015

David E. Cooper, age 52, of Austin, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015, in Round Rock, Texas. A memorial service was held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville. David was born in Gatesville, Texas, to JB and Cathryn Cudd Cooper on June 17, 1963. He graduated from Gatesville High School in 1981. After high school, he attended the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and Temple College, where he received his LVN nursing certificate. David worked as an LVN for many years and retired from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hughes Unit in Gatesville. David was preceded in death by his brother, Larry D. Cooper. David is survived by his husband, Scott Coleman of Austin; children, Rachel Anderson and husband, Chad of Panama City, FL, Jacob Cooper and wife, Jennifer of Gatesville; parents, JB and Cathryn Cooper of Gatesville; brother, Michael Cooper of Waco; and five grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Gatesville Care Center.

March 20, 1969 – November 20, 2015

Treasa Carter, age 46, of Temple, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. today (Saturday), November 28, 2015, at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Private family interment will follow at Restland Cemetery. Treasa was born on March 20, 1969, in Gatesville. She grew up in Gatesville and has resided in Temple since 1998. She is survived by her daughter, Whitney Carter and husband, Devin Quesinberry of Salado; son, Kyle (Bubba) Carter and wife, Nicole of Temple; sister, Brenda Holt; brother, Dewayne Massingill; aunt, Denise Parris; and three grandchildren, Makaylie Bell, Ariel Carter and Lyla Quesinberry.