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Friday, April 30, 2021

Obituary - Betty J. (Mattox) Cooper

Betty Jane Cooper, 90, of Lee’s Summit was born, March 29, 1931, in Lawson, Missouri, the daughter of Walter B. and Nellie (Johnson) Mattox. She departed this life, Saturday, April 24, 2021, at her home surrounded with love and family.

On April 12, 1947, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Burton Cooper in Pleasant Hill. He preceded her in death on August 5, 1999.

Betty had been employed as a Grocery Clerk for the Lucky’s Grocers in California and the Hy-Klas Grocery Store in Belton. She was a member of the Lone Jack Christian Church. She had also been a member of the Lone Jack Civic Club and the Red Hatters. She enjoyed working around her home and garden, traveling, and was an avid reader. She especially enjoyed time with family.

Besides her husband she was preceded in death by her parents.

Betty is survived by two sons, Brent (and Debbie) Cooper of Lee’s Summit, and James Cooper of Oakhurst, California; two daughters, Judith Womack and Pamela Cooper, both of Lee’s Summit; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; one brother, J.W. (and Rainey) Mattox of El Paso, Texas; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 30. 2021, at the funeral home. Reverend Michael Stevens will officiate. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Casket bearers are Brent Cooper, Rob Cooper, Sammy Cooper, Todd Cooper, Zack Peacock, Stephen Millican, and Scott Tanner.

Visitation will be held 1:00 p.m. until service time.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Kindred Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550