MITCHELL – Dortha Alice Cooper, 101, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital.
Born August 20, 1917, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Wesley and Edith (Swafford) Thompson. She married J. Paul Cooper June 7, 1947, and he preceded her in death October 31, 1981.
Dortha was a homemaker. She was a member of Spice Valley Baptist Church and a former member of Mitchell Senior Citizens and Spice Valley Homemakers Club. Dortha loved caring for her flowers.
Mary Lane of Cross City, Florida
Tom (Rebecca) Cooper of Mitchell
26 great grandchildren
3 great great grandchildren
several nieces and nephews
Her parents; husband; daughters, Wanda Pearl Arnold Bultman, Helen Irene Houser; and siblings, Pearl Buchanan, Jasper Thompson, John Thompson, Don Thompson, Homer Thompson, Robert Thompson, James Milton Thompson, Andrew Thompson, and Hazel Thompson, preceded her in death.
Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Spice Valley Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
Memorial Gifts: Spice Valley Cemetery Fund