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Josephine Cooper Obituary Featured

Written by  Friday, 19 July 2019 23:25
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Josephine Cooper, 82, passed away on July 19, 2019 at her home with family in Wister, OK. She was the widow of Jerry Cooper. They shared 43 years of marriage together.


Born in Wister, OK, she was the daughter of Toy and Thelda Adams.


She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church, of Wister, OK. She taught school for 31 years, 29 of those in Wister. She had wonderful children in school, and loved every one of them.


She was preceded in death by one brother Sherman Adams and baby sister Wanda Faye Adams; parents Toy and Thelda Adams; grandson Justin Welch and great grandson Dawson Buddy Cooper.


She is survived by her son Martin and wife Dora Cooper of Wister, OK. Grandchildren, Travis and wife Kallie Cooper, of Huntington, AR. Trevor and wife Tarah Cooper of Cypress, CA. Emily Cooper and Cody Cash, of Wister, OK. Cody Cooper of Wister, OK. DelDeana and husband Josh Waymire, of Poteau, OK. Monty Billenger, of Wister, OK. She also had 6 precious great grandchildren, numerous family, and loved friends.


Services will be 2 pm, Monday, July 22, 2019 at First Southern Baptist Church, Wister, OK with Rev. Keith Stewart & Rev. Trevor Cooper officiating.


Interment will follow at Summerfield Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Donny Martin, John Paul McAlester, Bud Morgan, Richard Gibson, Jos Gibson & Billy Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Quentin Sanders, Harold Gibson, Steve Walden, Derek Brewer, Scott Shadwick, Thad Martin & Chad Craig.


The family will be at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 2-4 pm to visit with friends & relatives.


You may leave an online message at


The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK

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