Betty Jean Cooper

Monday, July 9, 2007

Betty Jean Cooper

Feb. 9, 1925-July 5, 2007

Betty Jean Cooper, 82, Greencastle, died Thursday at Putnam County Hospital.

Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Cecil and Thatcher (Cooper) Barnett. She married Clarence A. Cooper on Oct. 19, 1944, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and a graduate of Greencastle High School.

She was a member of Friendly Square Dancers Club of Greencastle for 35 years.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Terrie Stone and husband Steve, Sarasota, Fla.; a son, Joe Cooper and wife Lisa, Greencastle; two grandchildren, and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Donald W. "Jake" Barnett.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. Wes Kendall officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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