Essie Cooper

Saturday, October 4, 2003

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Essie Leah Cooper, 95, of Marble Hill died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Elder Care.

She was born Feb. 16, 1908, at Lutesville, daughter of Andrew and Eva Ann Settle Englehart. She and Robert E. Cooper were married March 29, 1930. He died April 16, 1983.

Cooper was a school teacher and worked 20 years as secretary for the Bollinger County Selective Service Board.

Survivors include a nephew, the Rev. Gerald Huff of Marble Hill; and a niece, Beth Daniels of Springdale, Ark.

She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery.