Carol Cooper Martin, 62, of Crestview, Florida, went to be with the Lord on December 18, 2020. Carol was born in Crestview on March 13, 1958 to parents Vernon and Cloise Cooper.
Carol was a member of the Big Red Machine at Crestview High School where she was the Drum Majorette her junior and senior years. After high school, Carol married her high school sweetheart, Bobby. Together they began their work in the ministry throughout South Carolina, Arkansas, Alabama and Florida. Her and Bobby served as Childrenâ€™s Pastors, Youth Pastors, and Senior Pastors. Carol had an amazing voice and sang and lead worship. After moving back to Crestview in 2000, Carol eventually went to work for Fred Spears where she served as his office administrator. She was also very gifted in decorating and crafting and had a booth withher daughter Jordan at Old Time Antiques.
Carol is preceded in death by her father, Vernon Cooper, and her mother, Cloise Cooper, who she dearly loved and missed daily.
Carol is survived by her husband of 44 years, Bobby, their children Jordan (Craig), Taylor(Josh) and Cooper, and grandchildren Jerzie, Tate, Beau and Luke. She is also survived by her sister, Pam.
Carol loved and lived well, and served the Lord faithfully. Her family was her life and she never missed an opportunity to show us her love. Her decorating skills made her home a wonderfully beautiful and cozy place and she loved to share it with her people. Full of personality and charm, her warm smile, contagious laughter, generosity and hospitable nature will be missed by all. She was precious to her family and her friends.
While she is missed beyond compare, we take heart that she is not lost, because we know where she is. She is at home with the Lord, healed and fully alive, and we rejoice to know we will be with her soon.