Funeral services for Marvin Lee Cooper, 91, of Owasso, OK, were held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Redeemer Bible Church in Owasso, OK. Pastor Steve Plodinec officiated, and burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Owasso, OK. Casket bearers were Bud Pruitt, John French, Bill Pennington, Randy Pruitt, Ben Coleman, and Daniel Pennington.
Marvin was born April 9, 1928 in Winfield, KS to Thomas and Ollie Cooper. He passed away June 28, 2019 in Owasso, OK.
The family moved to Oklahoma around 1930. Marvin met Mary Lou Walls while they were in high School and they were married in 1946. Marvin was a plumber most of his working life. He retired from American Airlines and became a full-time rancher. Marvin loved to fish and spent many early mornings at Skiatook Lake. Marvin was also a great gardener, supplying family and friends with peaches and vegetables. Marvin was a member of Redeemer Bible Church in Owasso.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mary Lou (Walls) Cooper; daughters, Janet French and husband, John, Linda Pennington and husband, Bill, and Anita Coleman and husband, Ben; son-in-law, Bud Pruitt; 9 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Lorrine Bates and Thelma Guthrie; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Judy Pruitt; parents, Tom and Ollie Cooper; brother, Alfred Cooper; and sisters, LaRue Ramsey and Patricia Brown.
Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.
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