Oct. 5, 2021

Peggy Elizbeth Grappe Cooper, a lifelong resident of Campti, passed away after a six and a half year battle with Stage 4 cancer Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Christus Highland Medical Center in Shreveport.

Arrangements are being handled by Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches where the family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7. A Rosary service will be at 7 p.m. The funeral service will be at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Campti at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8 with the Rev. Gus Dutch Voltz III and Deacon Tommy Robichaux officiating. Interment will be at Nativity Catholic Cemetery.

Although Peggy has left us to live eternally with God, her family and friends that preceded her, she will forever be remembered for her steadfast love for God, her family and her friends. She will be missed but will live on through the many lives she has touched.

She is preceded in death by her mother, father, three brothers and granddaughter.

She is survived by her husband Bobbie Cooper Jr.; three sons, Chad Lester and wife Bernice, Marlin Lester and Mikie Lester; and eight grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Steve Grappe, Brad Armstrong, Joey Antilley, Robert McGill, Randy Stewart, Cody Sullivan, Hunter Rabalais and Kyle Lester.

Honorary pallbearers are Cliff Grappe, Jeff Grappe, Dale Grappe, Chris Surgi, Brian Eaves, Craig Daigle, Brady Antilley, Marty Antilley, Gregory Dale Grappe Kaleb Lester.

Special thanks to all those doctors and nurses who cared for her, in particular Dr. Robert Massingill and his staff at Christus Cancer Center and Christus Highland Medical Center. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Peggy’s name to the American Cancer Society (