YOUNGSVILLE - Thelma Cooper Tingen, 83, formerly of Youngsville, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006 at City of Oaks Rehab & Nursing Center in Raleigh. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday, Oct. 25) at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens, with Pastor Carl Hunter officiating.

Mrs. Tingen was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Thea and Lora Ray.
Surviving: her husband, James Tingen; sons, Mack Cooper (Jeanne) of Wake Forest and Ralph Cooper (Ann) of Mocksville; sister, Eva Mae Keith of Raleigh; brother, Thurman Ray of Wake Forest; four grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Almon Ray, and her sisters, Elnora Ayscue and Evelyn Kearney.

Arrangements by Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest.