Clarence Kenneth Cooper was born March 3, 1931 in Leeton, Missouri to Clarence E. Cooper and Georgia Florence (Hicks) Cooper. He passed away November 1, 2012 at Clinton Healthcare and Rehab in Clinton, MO.
Clarence served his country honorably in the Army for two terms and fought in the Korean War.
Clarence was preceded in death by three brothers, Quincey, Denny and Roy; one sister, Maudie and one daughter, Tammy McJunkins.
He is survived by his wife, Lora Cooper, of the home; fifteen children, Joyce Ann, Alice Faye, Clarence Kenneth Jr., Wesley Allen, Judith Kay, Theresa Florence, Tammy Findley, Teresa Ray, Becky Jean, Junior Stephens, Christopher Wayne and their spouses; two sisters, Shirley and Ginger, many grandchildren and several friends.
Clarence’s favorite pastimes were hunting mushrooms, fishing and camping.