Deborah Darlene Cooper, 69, of Cambridge departed this life and entered her heavenly home on December 29, 2023. \n\nDeborah was born on November 20, 1954. She was the daughter of the late James and Agnes Cooper. She was educated through the Dorchester County School system. She graduated from Cambridge High School class of 1972. After high school Deborah furthered her education by attending Wilmington University where she received her degree in Accounting.\n\nDeborah used her wit for numbers as a dedicated worker throughout her years of employment. She worked in accounting for Airpax (Phillips Technologies); leaving there to work for Dorchester County’s finance department, as well as Safran Labinal, where she served as the assistant controller. She was later employed for the City of Cambridge where she served as the director of finance until death.\n\nDeborah has been blessed in many ways throughout her life but she would often say her biggest blessing was her daughter, Shara, whom was her world.\n\nAs much as Deborah loved her daughter and family she loved the Lord more. Deborah was a faithful member of Greater Refuge Temple Church of God where she served on the missionary board. She was a woman of few words, but that arm would go up in submission to God.\n\nDuring Deborah’s spare time she enjoyed reading and just spending time with family; she was full of life.\n\nDeborah leaves to cherish her memories her daughter, Shara Smith, a niece whom she helped raise and loved as a daughter, Genine (Randolph) Meekins, a special great-great niece Eaden Parker, her sister Ramona Ray, brother Gary (Charlette) Cooper, sister in law Renee Cooper, uncle Joseph (Victoria) Chester, three Goddaughters Dana Merkins, Tereka Miller, and Teresa Stafford, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.\n\nShe was proceeded in death by her parents James and Agnes Cooper, her sister Lois Cooper, brother James Cooper and nephew James JD Cooper. \n\nWe will remember Deborah in our hearts for her true love of God and family.