COOPER, Bessie Slaton: 1909 – 1994

Name of Deceased: Bessie Slaton Cooper
Date of Birth: 03 Jun 1909
Place of Birth: Eldorado, Oklahoma
Date of Death: 11 Aug 1994
Place of Death: Montrose, Colorado
Date of Burial: 16 Aug 1994
Place of Burial: Quanah Memorial Park, Quanah, Hardeman, Texas

Name of Funeral Home: Price-Jackson Funeral Home
Location of Funeral Home: Quanah, Texas
Date of Funeral: 16 Aug 1994
Time of Funeral: 10 a.m.
Officiator: Rev. Danny West

Relationship to Hardeman County: lived in Quanah, Texas

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Obituary: Bessie Slaton Cooper

Bessie Slaton Cooper, 85, of Montrose, Co., died Thursday, August 11, in San Juan Living Center in Montrose. Services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, at Price-Jackson Funeral Home chapel in Quanah, with the Rev. Danny West officiating. Burial was in Quanah Memorial Park under the direction of Price-Jackson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cooper was born June 3, 1909, to Raymond and Sarah Slaton in Eldorado, Ok., and moved to Quanah at an early age. She married Doyle Bevel Cooper on April 7, 1928, in Lazare. He preceded her in death on Oct. 5, 1985.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist church. She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

Survivors include a son, William R. (Bill) Cooper of Quanah; two daughers, Frieda Owens of Quanah and Glenda Holley of Montrose, Co.; four sisters, Quava Golden of Quanah, Lois Collins of Childress, Ila Hanks of Hobbs, N.M., and Ray Westfall of Gainesville; seven grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren

Submitted by Jeannette Mastrovich