66 year old Casandra Cooper of Smithville died Wednesday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. She was a retired nurse and a member of the Faith Chapel Church. The family has chosen direct cremation and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Cooper was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Martha Hollis Stewart; sisters, Marsha Schmit and Pearlie Schmit; and a brother, Verdie Stewart. Survivors include her husband, Doug Cooper of Smithville. Step-sons, Tim Cooper of Hendersonville and Andy Cooper of Springfield. One sister, Cynthia Reed of Charlotte, Tennessee. Three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Faith Chapel Church Building Fund, in lieu of flowers.