Obituaries

Barry A. Cooper 1957 - 2007

Services for Barry Allen Cooper, 50, Council Grove, were Saturday, Dec. 15, at Council Grove United Methodist Church. Burial was in Sunny Slope Cemetery in Council Grove.
Mr. Cooper died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at Newman Memorial County Hospital in Emporia after a short illness.
He was born July 3, 1957, the son of Robert and Betty Cook Cooper. He attended schools in De Soto and Council Grove.
Mr. Cooper married Debbie Adams on March 20, 1982, in Council Grove. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Matt Cooper; a daughter, Breann Cooper; a sister, Sandra Cooper, Kansas City, Mo.; six brothers, Terry Cooper, Claremore, Okla., Tim Cooper, Eudora, David Cooper, Omaha, Neb., Jeff Cooper, Kansas City, Kan., and Kirt Cooper and Ben Cooper, both of Kansas City, Mo.; his parents-in-law, Jack and Una Adams, Council Grove; and a granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Robert "Randy" Cooper.
The family suggests memorials to the Barry A. Cooper Memorial Fund, sent in care of Debbie Cooper, 1019 Old 56 Hwy., Council Grove 66846.
Online condolences may be sent at www.penwellgabel.com.