Source: Hillsboro Times __ Jan 1948
Miss Mary Cooper had a display of curious brought from the mission field in Africa and gave a talk. Dr. George Crane of Chicago was guest speaker and moving pictures of former Cooper reunions were given by Earl Cooper of Indianapolis. There was group singing and other musical numbers were a vocal trio by three sisters, Geneva Snyder, Waynetown; Pearl Hall, Veedersburg and Maxine Bever, Hillsboro, piano duet by Misses Mildred and Hilda Harding, Indianapolis and a vocal quintet by Henry and SHirley Cooper of Indianapolis and Myron Walker, Olivet, Ill and Marion H and SOllie Cooper, Hillsboro.
An offering of $57.75 was presented to Miss Mary Cooper to be applied on a lighting plant to be used at her station in Africa. Mrs. Maxine Bever was retained as secretary of the reunion.
Among the relatives present from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Herman Vandament and Mrs. Lucinda Cooper of Domance, Ark; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Robert Tinsley and daughter of Denver, Colo; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harding and daughter of Vallejo, Calif; Mrs. Mary Brant WHite and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brant and family, Danville, Ill; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cooper, Mrs. Lowell Cooper and son, Mr. and Mrs. SHirley Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cooper and daughter, Mrs. Harry Cooper, Misses Mildred and Hilda Harding of Indianapolis; Ken .. (sorry, rest gone)