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Yvonne Cooper

November 9, 1946 ~ March 1, 2019 (age 72)

YVONNE COOPER, age 72, of Mt. Sterling, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at the Buckeye Terrace Rehab and Nursing Center in Westerville.

She was born on November 9, 1946 in Parkersburg, West Virginia to the late Bill and Ruth Sneider Fokles.  She graduated from West High School and The Columbus School of Cosmetology.  She had previously worked at Halmar Electronics.  She enjoyed gardening and was a true animal lover.  She and her husband rescued several animals including birds, dogs, and cats.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Cooper, whom she married on July 17, 1980 and step-son, David Cooper.

A private graveside service will be held at the Pleasant Cemetery in Mt. Sterling.  In keeping with her wishes, there will be no viewing.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Summers Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be sent to

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