Beulah Kathleen Cooper, of Parkersburg, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away Jan. 5, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.
She was born May 26, 1927, in Walker, W.Va., a daughter of the late George and Freeda Beha McLaughlin.
She had attended Beulah Hill Presbyterian Church and Beechwood Presbyterian Church. She was a 4-H leader for 19 years. She was a life member of the Camp Barbe Association and Farm Womans Club and CEOs. She enjoyed quilting and had exhibited quilts since 1959 at the Wirt County Fair. She was a homemaker and was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by a daughter, Ruby Lea Cooper (Randy Crowder) of Ashtabula, Ohio; two sons, David R. Cooper (Sheri) of Cadiz, Ky., and Gary E. Cooper (Barbara) of Charleston, W.Va.; a granddaughter, Cynthia Logan of Newark, W.Va.; three step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Dale McLaughlin (Nora Jane) of Walker, W.Va.; three sisters, Virginia (Charles) Hewitt, Veletta Hitt and Connie (Eddie) Sears, all of Walker, W.Va.; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ritchie E. Cooper; a sister, Evelyn Hewitt; and a brother, Dallas McLaughlin.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike St., south Parkersburg, with Pastor Rick Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Knights of Pythias in Elizabeth, W.Va. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, and one hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.
An online guestbook for condolences is available at www.lamberttatman.com