DEXTER - Debney Cooper, 93, formerly of Bloomfield and Bernie, died Sept. 16, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare.
Born Dec. 4, 1909, at Aid, son of the late Marcus L. and Cora Culbertson Cooper, he was a retired farmer.
On Nov. 14, 1933, at Kennett, he married Floy L. Harris who preceded him in death on Feb. 13, 2001.
Survivors include: two sons, Esbon Leon Cooper of Cottonwood, Ariz., and Dr. Gary Cooper of Zephyrhills, Fla.; one sister, Evangeline Lance of Wright City; and three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were two sons, Shelby Glen Cooper and Edwin Joe Cooper; one daughter, Shirley Lou Cooper; and five brothers, two sisters and two grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis
Funeral Home in Bernie, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Don Cooper will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.