Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Services for Edith L. Cooper, 82, of Newberg, were held Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. at Macy and Son Funeral Chapel in McMinnville. Interment will follow at the Enterprise Cemetery. She died Nov. 6, 1993, at the Chehalem Care Center in Newburg.
She was born June 17, 1911, in Lostine, the daughter of Martin Luther and Hattie Jane (Biggs) Greenough.
On July 8, 1929, she married William H. Cooper in Enterprise.
Mrs. Cooper was raised and school in Lostine. She helped raise her brother and sisters and then lived on her uncle’s farm and helped him farm. In 1961 she moved to Newberg and in the late 70s she moved back to Lostine until 1984 when she moved back to Newberg.
She loved to play cards.
Survivors include five sons, William Jr., Ramon, Darrell, Gary and Steven Cooper, all from Newberg; three daughters, Carol Jane Prine, White Salmon, Wash., Lois A., Trent, Puyallup, Wash., and Susan Perez, McMinnville; one sister, Louise Gettling, Klamath Falls; 27 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son; Wesley Cooper, two brothers, one sister and three grandchildren.
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