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Delta County Library

The place that preserves your family's history. Donations are needed.
Delta County Library
300 West Dallas
Cooper, Texas 75432
Telephone: (903) 395-4575
Email: Delta County Librarian
Note: The librarians prefer to receive requests by email.
Contacts:  Sylvia Wood - Genealogy Librarian Karen Falls - Librarian
(As of May 2008) Library Hours:
Tuesday & Wednesday
10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Note: Remember to call ahead for library hours, if planning a trip to the library.
The Delta County Library sell a collection of cemetery books, "Voices in the Wind: The Cemetery Records of Delta County Texas".  This project was complied by Judy Falls and Sylvia Wood.  These books are a real tribute to all the Delta County citizens that worked together to preserve the cemetery records of Delta County.  Several of the 1997 Cooper High School students canvased the cemeteries and recorded the tombstones.  Others within the community that contributed are the former Sheriff, Benny Fisher, former Delta County Commissioner, Mickey Goforth; Don Woodward; Edna Ruth Roan; and Doris Alley and many others.   The following Delta County cemetery associations mentioned include: Oak Lawn Cemetery Association, Pecan Gap Cemetery Association, Lake Creek Cemetery Association and the East Delta Cemetery Association. The proceeds from the sale of these books support the library, the only secure repository for Delta County historical records.  If you decide to purchase any books from the library, please let the librarian know that you located the booklist at the Rootsweb site.
May 2008—Update Judy Falls and her group are putting together another cemetery book, to include unmarked graves. This will be a wonderful addition to a great study on Delta County. Keep posted for the publication release date.
There are five books:
Oaklawn and New Home
The 'East End' Cemeteries
The 'North Side" Cemeteries
The 'South Side' Cemeteries
Index to above volumes

If someone purchases all four books, the discount price is $135.00
Marriage Book - July 1892 to September 1928
Marriage Book - September 1928 to December 1970
1880 Delta County Census
Images from the Past Calendars - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003
Images from the Past Calendar - 2002 ( SOLD OUT )
Tastes from our County Cook Book
In the River's Flow by Jim H. Ainsworth
River Crossing by Jim H. Ainsworth
Brushmen and Vigilantes
     by David Pickerking and Judy Falls
Postage is included in the above prices.
Make checks payable to:
Delta County Public Library
300 West Dallas
Cooper, TX 75432
County Coordinators | Dee A. Welborn & Betsy A. Mills — Volunteers © 1998-present