COOPER, Virginia A. (Koon)

COOPER, Virginia A. (Koon), 97, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Saturday, November 23 in the NHC Health Care Facility in Dunlap, TN, near the home of her daughter.

Virginia was born December 16, 1915 in Weems, OH, daughter of the late Rosco C. and Ella Scott Koon.

She was a member of the Smithfield United Methodist Church, Smithfield Order of Eastern Stars and Smithfield Women’s Club.

In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Cooper Sr., whom she married on September 2, 1939, in 1980; her three sisters: Betty Martin, Mary Morris and Ruth Burriss; her brother, Ross Koon; and her grandson, Daniel Cooper.

She leaves behind her children: son Donald Cooper Jr. of St. Clairsville, OH, and daughter, Linda (Garth) Beany of Signal Mountain, TN; her brother, Robert Koon of Wheeling, WV; three grandchildren: Tim (Debbie) Beany of Huntersville, NC, Heather (Al) Allison of Chattanooga, TN, and Beth (Marty) Cline of Delaware, OH; five great-grandchildren; and eight nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Virginia will be held on Friday, November 29 from 4-7 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Smithfield, OH, where her funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Deborah Gable will officiate the service and private burial will follow in Fort Steuben Burial Estates in Wintersville, OH.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be offered to the family on our website, www.jefosterfh. com.