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Patricia Cooper

Feb 26th, 1941 - Aug 23rd, 2023

Funeral Ceremony: 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Interment: Orchard Hill Cemetery, Louisville

Visitation: 12 noon until 2 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home


      Patricia Ann Cooper, age 82, of Flora, and formerly of Louisville, Illinois, passed away early Wednesday morning, August 23, 2023, at Flora Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

      She was born February 26, 1941, in Clay County, the daughter of Isom Colclasure and Marie Crouse.  She was united in marriage to Everett Leon Cooper on November 23, 1960, at Hoosier Prairie Baptist Church and together they have shared 62 wedding anniversaries. 

      Patricia enjoyed dancing, going to the beach, and listening to Blues music.  She and Leon had traveled over 150,000 miles on motorcycles and often attended tattoo shows all over the country.  She had been a member of the Flora Eagles for over 35 years and was a member and attended Hoosier Prairie Baptist Church.

      She is survived by her husband: Leon Cooper of Flora; a son: Justin Cooper (Marsha Henson) of Rinard; 2 sisters: Peggy (Bob) Rush of Monroe, Ohio, and Lola (Eldon) Galloway of Newton; 3 brothers: Jerry (Peggy) Colclasure of Dallas, Georgia, Larry (Carol) Colclasure of Middletown, Ohio, and Carl (Robin) Wattles of Clay City; and several nieces and nephews.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother: Dennis Colclasure; and her beloved dog, Charlie.

      A funeral ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Interment will follow in Orchard Hill Cemetery, Louisville.  A visitation will be from 12 noon until 2 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to Fur a Good Paws or Alzheimer’s Association and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:  


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August 25th

I had the blessing and and honor of taking care of Pat she was a wonderful person and such a great friend to have I will always remember our little moments together


August 25th

I will always think of Pat dancing & her beautiful smile. May you find comfort in all your happy memories.

juda woods

August 25th

So sorry to read of this. I worked with Pat at CEFS for several years, wonderful lady and great to work with. My deepest sympathies to all!!

Kim & Doug Smith

August 25th

Praying for you Leon. May God continue to wrap his arms around you in the days to come and give you comfort.

Jerry and Carolyn Bible

August 25th

Leon, Our condolences to you and your family on the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Vicky Cricelli-Milner

August 25th

I am so sorry for your loss. Pat was a wonderful lady and always good to me. Love, hugs and prsyers.

Ken (Waylon)Jennings.

August 25th

So sorry for the families loss.

Mary Ann Thompson Ellis

August 25th

So very sorry for your loss Leon and Justin. Pat was a great person. I have wonderful memories of her. Prayers.

Mary Ann Ellis

August 25th

So sorry for your loss Leon and Justin. Pat was a great person. I have wonderful memories of her.

Debra Ritchie

August 25th

Thoughts and prayers. I always looked for forward to seeing you and Leon dancing. Alot of memories. 😍

Charlene Nelson

August 25th

I'm so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of working with Pat at CEFS for many years. She was always so happy and fun to work with. Pat would go out of her way to help all of her clients, even if it wasn't work related. You couldn't ask for a nicer person. My deepest sympathy to everyone and may you always cherish all your memories of Pat.

Jessie tolliver

August 26th

Leon I'm so sorry for ur loss I will keep u in my prayers I loved her so much we would take selfies and dance of a morning when I would get her ready this breaks my heart

Leon & Glenda Sharp

August 27th

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.



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