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Ida Lee Cooper Walkup

Death 26 Jul 1994 (aged 74)
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 176333687 · View Source
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Services for Ida Lee Cooper-Blan Walkup, 74, of 606 8th St., Rock Island, are 11 a.m. Friday at Second Baptist Church, Rock Island, where she was a life-long member. Burial is in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island.

Visitation is noon to 6 p.m. Thursday at the church, with a wake service from 6 to 8.

Orr's Mortuary, Rock Island, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Walkup died Tuesday, July 26, 1994, at home.

The former Ida Cooper-Blan was born Nov. 30, 1919, the daughter of John and Leala Cooper. She married James Walkup June 30, 1941, in Kahoka, Mo. He died Jan. 24, 1994.

She was employed at the Rock Island Arsenal, retiring in 1974.

She was a Sunday school teacher, served on the Board of Trustees, and was a member of the Morning Star Club, all at the church.

She enjoyed traveling, fishing and gardening.

Survivors include daughters and a son-in-law, Sheila and Joe McKinley, Maywood, Ill., and Sheryl and Sheila Renee Walkup, both of Davenport; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; sisters and a brother-in-law, Vernell and Joe Compton, Davenport, and Marlene Blan, Rock Island; a brother, Troy Blan, Rock Island; and sisters-in-law, Flora Roberts Blan, Davenport, and Ida Bronfield-Blan, Rock Island.




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  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Lee Cooper Walkup (30 Nov 1919–26 Jul 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176333687, citing Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ken Nagel (contributor 47221898) .