Mary Beth Cooper Argo

September 8, 1929November 27, 2011

Mary Elizabeth Argo “Mary Beth”, 82 years old, of Belton, TX passed on Sunday, November 27, 2011. She was born on September 8, 1929, in Bertram, TX to Oliver and Bobbie Cooper. Graduated from Bertram High School in 1947 and went on to Nixon Clay College in Austin. Her hobbies included search word puzzles and watching forensic files. She was a member of the Christian Tabernacle Church Apostolic. Survived by sister E. Ruth Cooper of Belton, TX, children Nancy Holley of Belton, TX and Debbie Breault and husband Dennis Breault of Katy, TX, grandchildren Christen Brown and husband Robert Brown of Pasadena, TX, Angela Bates and husband Trampus Bates of Spring, TX, Cassi Patrick and husband Carter Patrick of Katy, TX, and Evan “Jazz” Duarte of Katy, TX, great-grandchildren Jack, Taylor and Elizabeth Draper of Pasadena, TX, Domonik “Nik” and Lukas Bates of Spring, TX, Bethani Patrick of Katy, TX, nieces Helen Waguespack and family, Judy Ilton and family, brother-in-law Mitchell Campbell of Belton, TX. Predeceased by parents Oliver and Bobbie Cooper of Houston, TX, sister Nancy Campbell of Belton, TX and Baby Argo of Beaumont, TX. In lieu of flowers, please, donate to your local Alzheimer’s Association at Services will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011, 11AM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home and will be officiated by Rev. Jesse Ratliff. Pallbearers will be Evan “Jazz” Duarte, John Collins, Trampus Bates, Robert Brown, Carter Patrick, and Dennis Breault. Visitation will be held Friday, December 2, 2011 from 5-7PM at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home. Interment will be at Bellwood Memorial Park, 8575 Airport Road, Temple, TX 76502. Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 3220 South 31st Street, Temple, TX 76502, (254) 773-3999. Her favorite scripture was: John 11:35, “Jesus Wept”. As we end this remembrance she would say “Well, la di di da”

Arrangements under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Temple, TX.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 3, 2011

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Cassi Patrick

December 25, 2011

Thank you Nancy for being there all the many times Granny needed someone. When the rest of our family couldn't be there. You always where thank you for taking care of my Granny through her last day. She is so very lucky to have a daughter the loved her so much.

Donna & Barry Schuchardt

December 1, 2011

You have been blessed to have a wonderful Mother, who is now rejoicing with the angels, on the streets of gold. Remember, Jesus is the Peace Speaker and He will bring you comfort and peace, during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Mike and Donna Maresh

November 30, 2011

Debbie, Your mother was very fortunate to have such a loving and attentive daughter and extended family.