Frank Pitts Cooper

Clifton - Frank Pitts COOPER, 89, of Water St., here, died at 5:20 pm Friday in the Fairborn Nursing Home, in Fairborn.

Mr. COOPER was born in Cincinnati, November 9, 1876, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Susan GRINDLE COOPER. Before retirement, 15 years ago, he had been employed as a maintenance engineer for the Frigidaire Plant, Division of General Motors of Dayton, for 26 years. He was a 50-year member of Cincinnati Price Hill Lodge No. 524, Free and Accepted Masons.

Survivors include the widow, Anna Mae; four daughters, Mrs. Thelma DAVIS of Clifton, Mrs. Greta SINCLAIR and Mrs. Lucille DeLAY, both of Columbus, and Mrs. Dorothy STOUT of Springfield; one son, Frank of Fairborn; 15 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

The body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home in Yellow Springs where friends may call from 7 to 9 pm Sunday. Private service will be held at 3 pm, Monday in the Cliffside United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. James Corry, pastor, in charge. Burial will be in the Clifton Cemetery.

Newspaper Obituary,
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26 August 1966


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Frank Pitts Cooper
Certificate of Death

Died Fairborn Nursing Home (resident for 5 weeks), Fairborn, (Greene), Ohio, on August 26, 1966; cause of death - cerebral thrombosis (due to generalized arteriosclerosis - 10 yrs). Usual residence - Water St., Clifton, (Greene), Ohio. Born 11-9-1876 in Cincinnati, Ohio (age 89 years). Father - Benjamin Franklin COOPER; mother - Susan GRINDLE. Retired maintenance engineer. Never in the military. SSN 291-10-4711. Information supplied by Mrs. May COOPER of Clifton, Ohio. Attending physician - T.H. WINANS, Fairborn, Ohio. Buried 8-29-1966 in Clifton Cemetery, Clifton, Ohio. Kenneth W. COFFMAN, embalmer and funeral director; Jackson, Lytle, and Coffman, Inc., 322 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, Ohio.


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Greene County Heath Department
Xenia, Ohio (Vital Records)

birth, 28 December 1920, Thelma Susan Cooper, in Clifton. Father - Frank Cooper, age 44, mechanic. Mother - May Harphant, age 20, housewife (her 1st child). Book 61, page 260

birth, 4 January 1923, Greta Mae Cooper, in Clifton. Father - Frank Cooper, age 46, mechanic. Mother - May Harphant, age 19, housewife (her 2nd child, both still living). Book 57, page 381.

birth, 28 June 1924, Anna Lucille Cooper, in Clifton. Father - Frank Cooper, age 48, garage mechanic. Mother - May Harphant, age 23, housewife (her 3rd child, all still living). Book 61, page 218.

birth, 15 May 1926, Frank Cooper, Jr., in Clifton. Father - Frank Cooper, age 40, mechanic. Mother - May Harphant, age 26, housewife (her 4th child, all still living). Book 10, page 233.

birth, 24 July 1931, Dorothy Louisa Cooper, in Clifton. Father - Frank Cooper, age 52, consulting engineer. Mother - May Harphant, age 30, housewife (her 5th child, all still living). Book 61, page 282.

birth, 4 July 1923, Greta Mae Cooper, in Clifton. Father - Frank Cooper, age 46, mechanic. Mother - May Harphant, age 39, housewife (her 2nd child, both still living). Book 61, page 259. (This second listing appears to have been made much after the fact. Perhaps the doctor couldn't remember having recorded the birth and recorded it a second time from his memory.)


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Clark County Probate Court
Springfield, Ohio

Marriage: Frank P. Cooper, mechanic, age 30, resides Cincinnati, Ohio; born Cincinnati, Ohio, 9 November 1889; father B.F. Cooper; mother Susan Grindle. Anna M. Harphant, age 18, resides Springfield, Ohio; born Springfield, Ohio, 2 Oct. 1901; father Wm. A. Harphant; mother Viola Huffman. Neither married before. License issued 3 March 1920; married 3 March 1920 in Springfield, Ohio.


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