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Cooper - Ellen Dorsey


Source: Crawfordsville Review, Wednesday March 8, 1916

On Thursday night, Feb 24 1916 at 11 o'clock p.m. at their residence one and one half miles SW of New Market Indiana. Ella Irene Cooper, wife of Oscar F. Cooper departed this life. After an illness of several years duration, she has left her trials, so patiently borne and has gone to join her mother, her brother Arthur, and her beloved adopted son, Clay Forest Cooper, all of whom have preceded her to that beautiful land of god, where sin and sorrow are known never more. Ella has left to mourn her loss, besides a host of warm friends, her husband, Oscar F. Cooper, her father, John Wesley Dorsey, 3 brothers, Olean Clay, Ernest Freemont and Archie Lincoln Dorsey and one sister, Mrs. William Gray, all of Crawfordsville, Indiana and a host of relatives who are more or less scattered throughout the United States, many of whom were unable to be present at the last sad rites of their beloved relative and friend. Interment at Oak Hill near Crawfordsville. Ella Irene, was born at Indianapolis, Ind March 23, 1851. She was the first born child to John W. and Rebecca A. Dorsey. She was married April 19, 1879 at Crawfordsville to Oscar F. Cooper of that city, by the Rev. GW Green, then pastor of Methodist Church here. At an early age Ella was united with the ME church and all her life she was a consistent Christian ever ready to do a good and kind act, loving and beloved by all who knew her best, she died as she had lived, firm in the belief and ready in the service of her saviour, Jesus Christ. Written in loving memory of a beloved sister by her brother, Archie. - kbz
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