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Austin W. Cooper

Thursday, July 24, 2003

Austin W. Cooper, formerly of Dexter, died at his home in Festus on Thursday, July 17, 2004 at the age of 65. Mr. Cooper was retired after working as a teacher for the Jefferson R-7 School District. He was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church of Festus, Elks Lodge #1721 and Mississippi River Eagles #4341. Survivors include: his wife, Janet Cooper of Festus; his mother, Nancy Cooper of Dexter; one daughter, Debra Gale Murphy of Rogers, Ark.; two sons, Michael Wayne Cooper of Festus and Jeff Roper of Crystal City; and seven grandchildren. Visitation was held at the Wesley Memorial Church in Festus. The burial was held at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City.