Mary Amerson Cooler passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018. Mary was born August 17th, 1922 in Elliott, SC and grew up in Sumter, SC. She was a member of The Baptist Church of Beaufort, Grays Hill Baptist, Burton and Mableton First Baptist Church, Mableton, GA. She was a homemaker, but had worked at Manhattan Shirt Factory, lunchroom cook at Mossy Oaks Elementary, Garland Knitting Mills and The Christian Book Store in Beaufort, SC. Mary loved serving the Lord at every church she was a member of. She loved reading the Bible out loud. She loved spending time with her family. She was a favorite with the caregivers at Bethel Gardens in Powder Springs, Georgia since 2012, who loved her and cared for her until her death. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Cooler; sons Lynn Allen Cooler and Sydney Homer Cooler; parents Martin Amerson and Mamie Bradley Amerson; brothers Collins Amerson, Sammie Amerson, Jule Amerson, and Roland Amerson and sisters Mildred Brown, Nanny Christmas, and Hattie Christmas. Mary is survived by sons Joe Cooler (Sylvia) of Austell, GA, Carl Martin Cooler of Marietta, GA and Bruce Cooler (Melissa) of Smyrna, GA; and one sister, Lois Russell (Wayne) of Sumter,SC; grandchildren Brian Cooler (Stacey) Charlotte, NC, Adam Cooler (Abbey) Acworth, GA, Robert Cooler, Smyrna, GA, and Jon Cooler (Amber) Kennesaw, GA. Great grandchildren Zachary Cooler, Lynchburg, VA, Aubrey Cooler, Charlotte, NC, Ava Cooler, Acworth, GA, Anna Cooler, Acworth, GA, and Cameron Cooler, Kennesaw, GA. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 2-4pm at Anderson Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 4:30pm in The Baptist Church of Beaufort Churchyard. Flowers are optional. Donations can be made to: Mableton First Baptist Church, Mableton, GA, Bethel Gardens, Powders Springs GA, or Alzheimer's Association.