Florence Isabelle Cooper
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KILLBUCK: Florence Isabelle Cooper, 99, passed away Wednesday October 30, 2013 at the Majora Lane Care Center in Millersburg.
She was born June 24, 1914 in Howard to the late John O. and Ethel Marie (Endsley) Engelhardt.
On March 24, 1935, she was married to Chester Cooper. He preceded her in death on December 5, 1991.
She was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Lois Marie; sister, Dorothy Brown; half brothers, John and Asa Engelhardt; and a son-in-law, Larry Beard.
Florence was a bus driver and cook for West Holmes High School for many years. She also cooked at the Pilgrim Hills Camp and Conference Center. She was a member of the Union Grove Church of Christ in Holmes County.
Surviving is her son, Robert (Shirley) Cooper of Walhonding; daughters, Jo-an Beard of Millersburg and Shirley L. Cooper of Killbuck; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and a half sister, Mary Lou Scott of Zanesville.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday November 2, at the Union Grove Church of Christ, 2135 TR 2 Killbuck, 44637. Jonathan Beard and Bob Hines will be officiating. Calling hours will be from 6-8 on Friday at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Holmes County, 1633 S. Washington St., Millersburg, 44654.
Published in the Coshocton Tribune on Nov. 1, 2013