MARION – Doris June (Andrews) Cooper, 89, passed away on
Monday, August 19, 2019, in Nashville, TN.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion, with Rev. Brian Fuller officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Hospice of Southern Illinois; envelopes are available at the funeral home.
June was born June 7, 1930 in Ware, Illinois to James Evan and Mona (Dean) Andrews. She went to school in Anna, Illinois.
She married Arthur Cooper on January 9, 1950 and had three children. They made their home in Marion and were blessed with 60 years of happiness until his death October 19, 2010.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie (Glenn) Berry of Charlotte, NC and Stacy (Dan) Lintzenich of Nashville, TN, stepson and daughter-in-law, Jerry Dean (Mary) Cooper of Pflugerville, TX; grandchildren, Danielle Lintzenich Phillips (Quentin) and their children, Jaxon and Austin Grey of Nashville, TN and Erin Lintzenich of Nashville, TN, step-grandchildren, Melody (Doug) Wood, Melissa (Tom) Hicks all of Pflugerville, TX, William Shaw of Oxnard, CA,; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, infant son, Arthur Ray Cooper, stepdaughter, Cheryl Ann Shaw; sisters, Jeannie Copher, Janet Kurzeja, Lucretia Kelley and brothers Avery D. Andrews, Ellis Andrews and Evan Andrews.
June was a Christian and a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Marion, where she had worked in the kitchen and served on the Prayer Chain. She worked for many restaurants in the area and as a bookkeeper for Byassee Standard Oil until her retirement. She enjoyed caring for her granddaughters, Dani and Erin in their younger years and being the best Mimi ever.