Margaret Jean Cooper

Friday, April 6, 2012

Margaret Jean Cooper, 86, of Lee's Summit, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at John Knox Village in Lee's Summit.

Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Waverly Baptist Church in Waverly with services following. Reverend Tony Russell will officiate. Burial will be in Grand Pass Community Cemetery in Grand Pass. The family suggests contributions be made to John Knox Hospice in memory of Margaret. They may be left at or mailed to Gibson Funeral Home, 201 S. Main St., Carrollton, MO 64633. Condolences may be sent to the family via the Gibson Funeral Home, Inc. website at and clicking on the obituaries link.

Born Feb. 22, 1926, in Warsaw, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Lee and Georgiana (Bistline) Sapp. On Oct. 23, 1974, she married Raymond W. Cooper, who preceded her in death on June 17, 2009. She had lived in the Waverly and Grand Pass area. She worked at Lake City, and was a cosmetologist and a farm wife.

She is survived by a cousin and nieces.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.