Beulah K. Cooper

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.

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