Mildred Cooper

SEBRING Mildred E. Cooper, 97, of Copeland Oaks, formerly of Signal Road, Columbiana, died at 7:05 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Salem Community Hospital.

Mrs. Cooper was born March 16, 1915 in Beloit, a daughter of Frank and Helen Gunder Stanley. She was a member of the Middleton Friends Meeting. She served as activities director at the Quaker Heights Nursing Home in Waynesville, OH and had also worked as a dietician at the Olney Friends School and Walton Retirement Home in Barnesville, OH. She had been assistant clerk of the Representative Meeting of the Friends Yearly Meeting.

Her husband, Thomas Charles Cooper, whom she married March 23, 1937 died December 13, 1997.

She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy (Donald) Simpkins of Apopka, FL; three sons, Walter (Marlene) Cooper of Columbiana, Harold (Sara) Cooper of Arlington, TX, and Jay (Tracy) Cooper of Virginia Beach, VA; two sisters, Dorothy Bowersock and Sara Lee, both of Sebring; nine grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

A granddaughter, Brenda Cooper is also deceased.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the Middleton Friends Meeting House where friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until time of services on Tuesday. Burial will follow in the Middleton Friends Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Copeland Oaks Foundation, 800 S. 15th Street, Sebring, OH 44672.

Arrangements are being made by the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana. Sign the register and send condolences at