Clyda Cooper

Wednesday, January 23, 2002

Clyda Faye Cooper, 75, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday Jan. 21, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Born Jan. 22, 1926, in Diehlstadt, Mo., she was the daughter of Clyde and Dessa E. Washburn Welch.

Cooper had worked for more than 20 years at Associated Building Center as a purchasing agent and later worked at Wal-Mart as a demonstration person.

She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Pamela J. White of De Soto, Mo., Trudy L. Lincoln of Tupelo, Miss., Debbie A. Patterson of Rowlette, Texas; a sister, Marietta Deneke of Venice, Fla.; a brother, Harold S. Welch of Chicago.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Hogue officiating. Burial will be in Maynard Cemetery near Diehlstadt.