Debney Cooper, 93, of Dexter, Mo., died Sept. 16, 2003 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born December 4, 1909 in Aid, Mo., son of the late Marcus L. and Cora Culbertson Cooper, he was a farmer.
On November 14, 1933, in Kennett, he married Floy L. Harris, who preceded him in death on Febraury 13, 2001. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Shelby Glen and Edwin Joe Cooper; one daughter, Shirley Lou Cooper; five brothers; two sisters and two grandchildren.
Survivors include two sons, Esbon Leon Cooper, of Cottonwood, Ariz. and Dr. Gary Cooper, of Zephyrhills, Fla.; one sister, Evangeline Lance, of Wright City, Mo.; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., today, Friday, Sept. 19, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel with the the Rev. Don Cooper officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.