Betty Lou Cooper, age 69 of Kenton, entered her peaceful rest at 9:28 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2010 in St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born April 2, 1941 in Lewis County, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Ernie and Ailene Cushard Edington. Both parents are deceased. On February 28, 1957 she married James J. Cooper who died September 4, 2000.
Mrs. Cooper retired from Whirlpool, Marion. She loved and enjoyed her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
She is survived by 4 children – Kelly (Jack) Hurley of Huntsville; Ken (Hitomi) Cooper of Okinawa, Japan; Kacy (Lisa) Cooper of Kenton; Krystol Cooper Alexander of Bellefontaine; 12 grandchildren – Ben (Jacquie) VanVoorhis, Jenni (Chuck) Hesser, Jessie (Justin) Manns, Holly Ellis, Heather (Rick Shoffner) Ellis, Keri Stafford, Sasha, Jasmine, Chelsea Cooper, Tiffany, Cheyene, Christian Ferguson; 7 great grandchildren; ; a brother – Ollen (Kay) Edington; a sister Dorothy (Lynn Beveridge) Gossard, a brother-in-law Russ (Betty) Cooper.
A remembrance gathering will be held 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 29, 2010, 2146 State Route 274 West, Huntsville, Ohio, Kelly Hurley’s residence.
Arrangements are by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.