|Birth: ||Mar. 30, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2005|
Avis L. Cooper of LaHarpe died Friday, Feb. 18, at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita. She was 75.
She was born March 30, 1929, in Mildred, the daughter of William W. and Eula M. Markley Clay.
She was graduated from LaHarpe High School.
She was married to Calvin Head, and they later divorced. She then married Lowell Cooper, and they made their home in California. They divorced, and in 1968 she returned to LaHarpe.
She worked for Gates Corp. for 10 years before retiring. She liked to quilt, fish and play bingo.
Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Head of LaHarpe and Jimmy Cooper, Iola; three daughters, Virginia Knavel, Brenda Knavel and Eula Danford, all of LaHarpe; four brothers, Gerald Clay, LaHarpe, Russell Clay and Billy Clay, Iola, and Vernon Clay of Minnoka, Ill.; two sisters, Wilda Cramer and Donna Sigler of Iola; two half-brothers, Bill Clay, Humboldt, and Chuck Clay, LaHarpe; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were three brothers, Howard, Jerry Don and Wilbur Clay; a sister, Velda Joan Adams; an infant son, Robert Leon Head; a daughter, Judith Ann Head; and a great-great-granddaughter, Kamron Knavel.
Family and friends will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels to leave for graveside services to be held at 2:30 p.m. in LaHarpe Cemetery. The Rev. Lloyd Houk will officiate.
William Wesley Clay (1903 - 1969)
Eula M Markley Kenison (1906 - 1987)
Wilbur W Clay (1924 - 2003)*
Wilda Loree Clay Cramer (1925 - 2014)*
Howard Le Roy Clay (1926 - 1928)*
Donna Lorrainne Clay Sigler (1927 - 2005)*
Avis L. Clay Cooper (1929 - 2005)
Russell Lee Clay (1931 - 2006)*
Velda Joan Clay Adams (1934 - 1992)*
Jerry Don Clay (1939 - 2003)*
La Harpe Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 07, 2009
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