COOPER, NELLIE CORDELIA - Baxter County, Arkansas | NELLIE CORDELIA COOPER - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Nellie Cordelia COOPER

Mountain Home Cemetery
Baxter County,
Arkansas

1896-1985
Nellie was the daughter of Steven Calvin McBroom and Louisa L. Dyer Cooper. Nellie married Joseph Edward Lee Cooper on 27 Apr 1919 in Baxter County, Arkansas.
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for Nellie Cooper

Funeral services for Nellie C. Cooper will be at 11 a.m. today at East Side Baptist Church with Pastors Byron Allen Jr. and O.I. Ford officiating. Burial will be at Mountain Home Cemetery. Mrs. Cooper died Monday at Baxter County Regional Hospital at age 89.

She was the retired owner and operator of Baxter County Abstract Co.

Mrs. Cooper is survived by a sister, Lillian Wiles of Mountain Home, and several nieces and nephews, including Blanche M. Brown of Mountain Home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Steven C. and Louisa L. Dyer McBroom; her husband Joseph; five brothers; and two sisters.

In addition to owning Baxter County Abstract Co., from which she retired in 1971, Mrs. Cooper was the first woman to hold a county office in Baxter County. She was county clerk for eight years. Mrs. Cooper lived in Mountain Home since 1913, when she moved here from Tennessee. She was born in Cookville, Tenn., Oct. 29, 1896. She married Joseph Edward Lee Cooper April 27, 1919, at Salesville. Mrs. Cooper was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 69 and East Side Baptist.

Memorials may be made to the East Side Baptist Church building fund or Mother and Unborn Child Care at 610 main St., Mountain Home, 72653.

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Submitted: 6/13/10 • Approved: 6/19/10 • Last Updated: 8/17/12 • R331697-G331697-S3

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