|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1918|
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 2011|
The Morning Sun
Posted Sep 20, 2011 @ 11:41 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. —
Pauline Adeline Cooper, 92, of Joplin, died September 19, 2011 at Spring River Christian Village after a short illness.
She was born October 2, 1918, to Edward and Edna Ringle on the family farm near Pittsburg, Kansas, and was a 1937 graduate of Pittsburg High School.
She married Raymond Cooper in 1942 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky, while he was serving with the U.S. Army Medical Corps.
During her working years, she was employed at Safeway Bakery and Thomas Fruit Company, both of Joplin.
An avid gardener, Pauline Cooper enjoyed growing flowers and tending her lawn. Known for her kindness, modesty and gentleness, she was a loyal friend to family and acquaintances alike.
Her husband, mother and father, two sisters and two brothers preceded her in death.
Survivors include sons Gary Cooper, and his wife, Judy, of Loveland, Colorado, Curtiss Cooper of Carthage, and John Cooper and his wife, Sharon, of Joplin. Also surviving are a sister, Helen Ringle of Pittsburg, Kansas, and 5 grandchildren: Jennifer McCarty of Loveland, Colorado, Kimberly Drybread of Fort Collins, Colorado, Kirtsi Cooper Goodwin of Kent, Washington, Jeff Hickman of Howell, Michigan, and Andrea Ritcheson of rural Carthage. Nine great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am Thursday at the Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary, with the Reverend Bill Krudwig officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. A visitation will be held at 10:30 am prior to service at the mortuary.
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Jack Chillcott
Record added: Sep 20, 2011
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