Vernon Nick Gould – died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at a local hospital after a brief illness. He was 76. Mr. Gould was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division at Ft. Campbell, KY. He was retired from National Gypsum and Mobile Water. Mr. Gould was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Gould; parents, Margaret Alice "M.A." Gould and George H. Gould; and brother, Charles B. Gould. He is survived by two sons, James E. Cooper, Jr. (Linda) of Mobile and Johnny R. Cooper (Karen) of Houston, TX; sisters, Margaret Travelstead of Montgomery, AL, Janice Hanks of Mobile, Sherry Howell of Houston, TX, and Randie Motes of Mobile; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 noon until the service hour. Interment will follow in Pine Crest Cemetery West. Condolences may be offered at www.mmgfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, Alabama 36619.