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M. Jean Cooper, 92, of Monmouth,
IL, passed away at 4:12 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at her home.
She was born on July 18, 1926 in
Duck Creek, Mercer County, IL the daughter of Leo and Theo (Darrah)
Perrin. She was raised and educated in
Little York, graduating from Little York High School.
Jean married Theodore E. “Ted”
Cooper on September 22, 1946 at the Fall Creek Methodist Church in Henderson
County, IL; he passed away on March 31, 2019.
Jean was a bank teller for over
30 years first at the Little York State Bank and later retiring from Monmouth
Trust and Savings Bank in Monmouth.
She was the church
pianist/organist at the Little Cedar Church for over 50 years. She enjoyed flowers and volunteering at OSF
Holy Family Medical Center until she was 90.
Surviving Jean are her three children,
Phillip (Roberta) Cooper of Little York, Mark Cooper of Monmouth, and Terri
Cooper of Phoenix, AZ. Also surviving
are two grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one brother, John (Gwen)
Perrin of Galesburg.
She was preceded in death by hers
parents, husband and one sister, Marian Kneen
Memorial Services will be at 11:00
am, Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Little Cedar Community Church, Little York,
IL. Visitation will be prior to the
service from 9:30-11:00 am at the church.
A private family interment will take place at Warren County Memorial
Park at a later date. Cremation rites
have been accorded. Memorials can be
made to the Little Cedar Community Church.
McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, is in charge
of the arrangements. For more
information or to leave an online condolence please visit, www.mcguireanddaviesfuneralhome.com