Elaine Beth Cooper

August 3, 1940January 30, 2022
Obituary of Elaine Beth Cooper
Elaine Beth Clegg Cooper, 81, of Victoria, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022. She was born Aug. 3, 1940 in Fordtran to James Edward Clegg and Velsie Foster Clegg. She attended Patti Welder High School and graduated in 1958 from Stephen F. Austin High School in Bryan. She graduated from Cisco School of Nursing in Cisco. She enjoyed a long career as a school nurse for the Cuero school district, Head Start programs and many private duty cases, working for some families for many years. She enjoyed playing bridge and had regular groups she played with. She was a founding member of the Texas Polio Survivors Post-Polio Support Group and charter member of St. Mark’s Methodist Church in Victoria in 1954. She was a member of the St Francis Episcopal Church. She is survived by two sons, Darrell Cooper and his wife Denise, of Victoria, and Gary Cooper and his wife, Becky, of Yoakum; sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Gerald Thompson, of Victoria; grandchildren, Trey Cooper and his wife Annie, of. San Antonio, Thomas Cooper, and his wife Casey, of Round Rock, and Julie Cooper, of Dallas; and five great-grandchildren, Connor Cooper, Liam Cooper and Charlotte ”Charlie” Cooper, Madelyn “Maddie” Cooper and McKenzie Cooper; and many nephews, nieces and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Rosewood Funeral Home. Funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at Rosewood Funeral Home with the Rev. Stephen Carson officiating. Private burial will follow at Fordtran Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Charles Thompson, Randall Thompson, Trey Cooper, Thomas Cooper, Reed Thompson, Noah Thompson and Foster Thompson. Donations may be given in Elaine’s memory to St. Francis Episcopal Church, Fordtran Cemetery Association or Hospice of South Texas. Arrangements by Rosewood Funeral Home.

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  • James Edward Clegg Father (deceased)
  • Velsie Foster Clegg Mother (deceased)
  • Darrell Copper and wife, Denise Son and Daughter-In-Law
  • Gary Cooper and wife, Becky Son and Daughter-In-Law
  • Diane and Gerald Thompson Sister and Brother-In-Law
  • Trey Cooper and wife, Annie Grandchild
  • Thomas Cooper and wife, Casey Grandchild
  • Julie Cooper Grandchild
  • Connor Cooper Great-Grandchild
  • Liam Cooper Great-Grandchild
  • Charlotte "Charlie" Cooper Great-Grandchild
  • Madelyn "Maddie" Cooper Great-Grandchild
  • McKenzie Cooper Great-Grandchild
  • Mrs. Cooper also leaves behind many nephews, nieces and friends to cherish his memory.

  • Charles Thompson
  • Randall Thompson
  • Trey Cooper
  • Thomas Cooper
  • Reed Thompson
  • Noah Thompson
  • Foster Thompson

  • St. Francis Episcopal Church 3002 Miori Lane, Victoria, TX 77901
  • Fordtran Cemetery Association 23561 US Hwy 77 N, Yoakum, Texas 77995
  • Hospice of South Texas 605 E. Locust, Victoria, TX 77901

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Thursday, February 03, 2022


Thursday, February 03, 2022

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