Alma Jo Cooper

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Alma Jo Cooper, 80, of Monett, went to be with her Lord in Heaven on Saturday, April 15, 2017, while at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born in Springfield, Missouri, on July 10, 1936, the daughter of the late Loyd Matthew and Mary Verle (Fleetwood) Anderson. She was united in marriage on June 10, 1955, to Burton Kent Cooper. He preceded her in death on December 31, 2001.

She was retired from First State Bank in Monett, and Juvenile Shoe in Aurora, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Monett as well as the Joyous Sunday School Class at the Church.

Alma is survived by one daughter, Mary Walker (Mitchell) of Ozark, Missouri; two grandchildren, Matthew Cooper and Austin Cooper (Alix) both of Springfield, Missouri; and two great-grandchildren, Kane and Kamon Cooper both of Lockwood, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents Loyd and Mary, her husband Burton, and one son, Charles Cooper.

Visitation for Alma is being held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 10 -11 a.m. with funeral services to start at 11 a.m. at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri.