Cheryl Susan (Hiday) Cooper, 75, a lifelong resident of Anderson, passed away Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 in her home surrounded by family. She graduated in 1964 from Anderson High School.  She retired from the Anderson Police Department after 30 years of service in dispatch.  The men and women she worked with at A.P.D. became her life-long and most cherished friendships. 
Cheryl loved spending time with family and friends, working in her yard, giving someone a hand-up, and drinking a cold Bud Light.  Her family would like to thank Southern Care Hospice, especially, Kelly Bishop and Jasmine for the tremendous care given to Cheryl in her last days. 
Cheryl was preceded in death by her mother, Freda Mae Hiday; father, Owen Ralph Hiday; brother, Robert T. Hiday; daughter, Denise Ann (Seybert) Francis and grandson, Destin Q. Bray. 
She is survived by her special friend and longtime companion, Terry Moelk; son, Ty. P. (Heather L.) Cooper; brother, Douglas K. Hiday; grandchildren, Ty P & Kari N. Cooper, Derek D. & Katie Ferrier, Kayla Ferrier, and Jacob Boyd; great-grandchildren, Ty Patrick Cooper III, Oliver A. Cooper, Alexis R. Copenhaver-Hyndman, Ella L. Ferrier, Destin Owen Bray and Alissa Renae Bray.  She is also survived by her nephews, Jason T. Hiday and Robert T. Hiday; nieces, Stephanie S. Hiday, Alisha N (James) Pierce, Manda A. (Vicki Adams) Hiday; great-nieces & nephews Parker & Payton Hiday and Elijah & Kenton Pierce; and very special family friend, Rob (Kathy) Salisbury. 
A celebration of Cheryl’s life will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Central Christian Church (923 Jackson Street in Anderson) with Pastors Rick Vale and Troy James officiating.  A dinner will be served immediately following the service at the Fireman’s Lodge (105 W. 53rd Street in Anderson).