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 Emily Sophia “Soph” <I>Boone</I> Cooper

Emily Sophia “Soph” Boone Cooper

Birth
Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
Death 20 Sep 1961 (aged 81)
McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Sec. 25
Memorial ID 19317118 · View Source
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Long-Time Resident Dies
Mrs. Emily Sophia Cooper, 6 North A, McAlester died Wednesday evening in a local hospital after a brief illness.
She came to McAlester from Missouri, the place of her birth in 1898, having lived here since. She married Robert Lee Cooper, October 6, 1901 in the Krebs Catholic church.
She was a member of St. John's Catholic church, Assumption Unit of the Ladies of Mary and St. John's Parish.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Missouri Boone in 1930, her father, Benjamin Z Boone and husband, Robert Lee Cooper who died four days apart in October 1932, a son, Ben Cooper in 1956 and one sister, Mrs. Charles McKillen, Fort Worth, in 1958.
Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. C V (Agnes) Martindale and Celeste Cooper, McAlester, and Mrs. Bertha Lundly, Tulsa: two sons, William Paul (Bill) Cooper of Castroville, Calif., and Robert Cooper, Stillwater; one sister, Mrs. Joe Joe Joyce, McAlester; one brother, Zack Boone, McAlester, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Rosary will be Friday evening at 8 o'clock in the chapel of the Mills Humphrey Funeral home. Funeral services will be Saturday morning at 10 o'clock in St John's Catholic church. Father E.F. Meis will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery, under the direction of the Mills Humphrey Funeral home. Pallbearers are to be Bill Layden, Bob Layden, Joe Hager, Ben Pastore, Deno Troani and Jimmy Rosso.
Published: McAlester News Capital, Sep 21, 1961.



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  • Maintained by: Barbara Cooper Firestone
  • Originally Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 9 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19317118
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emily Sophia “Soph” Boone Cooper (29 Jan 1880–20 Sep 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19317118, citing Oak Hill Memorial Park, McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Cooper Firestone (contributor 46977145) .