|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1914|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2010|
WEBB CITY, MO — Jessie Cooper, age 96, a long time resident of Webb City, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at the Senior Suites Healthcare in Broken Arrow, Okla.
Jessie was born on July 12, 1914, in Carterville, Mo., the daughter of the late Jessie Lee Webb and Daphne (Huddleston) Webb.
Harvey Cooper, her husband of 72 years, preceded her in death in 2006. Together they formerly owned the Broadway Market for over 22 years in partnership with Lee Webb and two of Jessie's brothers, Earl and Gene Webb.
Later Harvey and Jessie owned and operated Cooper's Refrigeration Service and Repair in Webb City. Both were long standing members of the First Baptist Church in Webb City.
Jessie is survived by sons, Orvel Cooper and wife, Donna Beisner Cooper, of Eldorado Springs, Mo., and Howard Dee Cooper and wife, Sharon Bohnstedt Cooper, of Broken Arrow, Okla.; six grandchildren, Candee Callaway, Tracy Turner, Lee Cooper, Jamie Cooper, Janet Dunlop and Eric Cooper; and great-grandchildren, Cory Cooper, Sam Cooper, Macy Reedy, Callii Callaway, Luke Cooper, Sheridan Turner, Tyler Cooper, Jake Reedy, Cooper Dunlop and Jenna Dunlop. Jessie was preceded in death by brothers, Robert Webb, Earl Webb, Gene Webb and John Webb; and sisters, Helen Hancox and Freida Pearce.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m Saturday at Simpson Funeral Home, of Webb City with Rev. Ron Woody officiating. Burial will be in the Carterville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that contributions be made to the Harvey and Jessie Cooper Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of First Baptist Church in Webb City.
Lee Webb (1890 - 1970)
Daphne I Webb (1894 - 1973)
Harvey A. Cooper (1915 - 2006)
Jessie Webb Cooper (1914 - 2010)
Jack Earl Webb (1926 - 2006)*
Created by: Betty
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
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Added: Oct. 8, 2010