Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Coopers in:
 • Restland Cemetery
 • Gatesville
 • Coryell County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Syrena Frances Whiteley Cooper
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 16, 1882
Bell County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1968
Coryell County
Texas, USA

Died at age 84.

Married Mills Lee Cooper on December 24, 1902. Their children:
Ray Douglas Cooper (1904-1970). Died at age 66. See below.
Floy Lee Cooper Singleton (1914-1994). Died at age 80.
Fern Evaleen Cooper Pirch (1919-1997). Died at age 78. See below.
Roy Arwood Cooper (1921-2008). Died at age 86.

An Obituary from "Gatesville Messenger & Star Forum," Friday, 2-9-1968:
Funeral services for Mrs. M. L. Cooper of Gatesville were held at. 2 p. m. Sunday in Scott's Funeral Home chapel. The rites were conducted by Rev. Kenneth Patrick and Elder Floyd Muggins, and burial was in Restland Cemetery.
Mrs. Cooper died last Friday morning in the local hospital. She was 84.
She was born Syrenia Frances Whiteley in Bell County Sept. 16, 1883, and was married to Mr. Cooper on Dec. 24, 1902. They came to Coryell County in 1912 and moved to Gatesville in 1941. Mr. Cooper died in 1950.
Mrs. Cooper was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors are two sons, Ray Cooper of Carlsbad, N. M., and Roy Cooper of Kansas City, Mo., two daughters, Mrs. Doyle Singleton of Waycross, Ga., and Mrs. Henry Pirch of Holden, Mo.; a brother, Amos Whiteley of Lampasas; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Matthews and Mrs. Lula Muggins, both of Lubbock; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers for Mrs. Cooper's funeral services were Ira D. Whiteley, Earl Whiteley, Buran Matthews, M. T. Whiteley, Tommie Humphrey and Happy Lee. 
Family links: 
  Amos Martin Whiteley (1857 - 1942)
  Mary Ann Huffman Whiteley (1857 - 1948)
  Mills Lee Cooper (1880 - 1950)
  Ray Douglas Cooper (1904 - 1970)*
  Fern E Cooper Pirch (1919 - 1997)*
  Syrena Frances Whiteley Cooper (1882 - 1968)
  John Amos Whiteley (1887 - 1974)*
  Mary Lora Whiteley Matthews (1893 - 1993)*
  Lula Mae Whiteley Huggins (1897 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Restland Cemetery
Coryell County
Texas, USA
Plot: C 034.7
Maintained by: Sherry Goolsby, Genealog...
Originally Created by: J
Record added: Dec 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45838198
Syrena Frances <i>Whiteley</i> Cooper
Syrena Frances <i>Whiteley</i> Cooper
Added by: Letha Light
Syrena Frances <i>Whiteley</i> Cooper
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Dee Winter
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Oct. 9, 2016

- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Apr. 20, 2016

- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Nov. 26, 2015
There are 4 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service