Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 7:11 pm

Pearl Cooper

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Pearl Cooper
Pearl E. Cooper, 101, of Hampton, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline, with services on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 10 a.m., also at the funeral home. Pastor Chet McCoy will officiate. Burial is at the Hampton Township Cemetery, Hampton, following services.
Pearl was born July 30, 1911, in Rapids City, daughter of Amelia (Hoffstetter) and Clarence E. Leslie. She married Donald Cooper on Oct. 9, 1931, and he preceded her in death Jan. 17, 1998. She was a clerk for the Hampton Post Office.
She enjoyed crocheting for many years. She belonged to the Methodist Woman's Society and was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She traveled with her husband to Arizona for several years. One of her highlights was her trip to Israel.
She is survived by her sons, Donald (Donna) Cooper and Gerald (Mearlene) Cooper, both of Hampton; 13 grandchildren; and several great- and great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Beverly; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald; and son, David.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.sullivanellisltd.com.