Barbara Monica Rackstraw Cosper

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Funeral service for Mrs. Barbara Monica Rackstraw Cosper will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Grace Episcopal Church with the Rev. Dr. Lee Shafer officiating. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service in the King Parlor at the church. Burial will follow at Forestlawn Gardens. Mrs. Cosper passed away July 25th, 2017. Mrs. Cosper was a native of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. She came to this country to marry her fiancé, Ed Cosper, who was in the Eighth Air Force, stationed in High Wycombe. They were married on July 31, 1936 in Grace Episcopal Church. Mrs. Cosper is preceded in death by her parents, Len and Mona Rackstraw; her husband of 51 years, Ed Cosper; sisters, Irene Glenister and Betty Carvell. Survivors include her daughters, Monica Murphy, of Huntsville, and Cynthia Yancey, of Anniston; three grandchildren, Taylor Suggs, of Huntsville, Lauren Falls (husband, Jay), of Northport, and Jordan Yancey, of Georgia; one great-grandchild, Sydney Elyse Suggs; niece, Deeda Luallen (husband, Ronnie); nephews, John Glenister, Richard Glenister (wife, Sue), Michael McCluskey, David McCluskey (wife, Dianne); several great- nieces and great-nephews, and one great-great niece. Pallbearers will be David McCluskey, Ronnie Luallen, Mae Luallen, Ron Burson, Ed Bailey and Don King. Barbara Cosper was an active member of Grace Episcopal Church for 71 years. She loved her family and friends, her church, her knitting club, British Wives Club, exercise class, Alabama football, and her flower garden. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed. The family requests memorials be made to Grace Episcopal Church. Flowers will be accepted because of her love of flowers. Online Condolences at
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1329 Wilmer Ave
Anniston, AL 362014651
(256) 236-3441
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Published in The Anniston Star on July 28, 2017
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Anniston, AL   (256) 236-3441
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