Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Julia F. Cooper, 92, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in Medicalodge at Neosho.

She was born in Eagle Rock, on May 26, 1919, the daughter of William Greenberry and Mollie (Larcey) Easley. She was united in marriage to Allen Stanton Ball in December 1936. He was killed in a logging accident in 1950. Later, she married Walter James Cooper on July 16, 1952, who preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1994.

Survivors include: a son, Dewey Ball and his wife, Donna, of Cassville; a daughter, Allene Miller and her husband, J.R., of Joplin; a brother, Ray Easley, of Springdale, Ark.; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; 10 step-great- grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Besides her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson and seven brothers and sisters, Rev. Loren Easley, Frank Easley, Audrey Easley, Zuma Priest, Allie Prier and two in infancy.

She grew up and received her education in Eagle Rock. She was a homemaker, as well as worked full-time at Jumping Jacks and later at Justin Boot. She was a member of Roaring River Baptist Church until 1999, when she moved and joined Sweetwater Baptist Church in Sweetwater.

Funeral services were held Saturday in Roaring River Baptist Church, Eagle Rock, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Tom Casady II and Rev. Paul Yarnall conducted the services. Burial was at Munsey Cemetery, Eagle Rock.

Memorials may be made to the Munsey Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

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