Brenda J. Cooper, age 77, of Shoals, Indiana, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019, at the Loogootee Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

She was born on August 11, 1942, in Daviess County, Indiana, the daughter of Thelma R. (Ham) Roth and Edwin C. Wagoner.

Brenda was a graduate of Shoals High School with the Class of 1960. On July 21, 1962, she married Harold L. Cooper.

She was employed at NWSC Crane from March 1963 until September 1977. She was also employed by the State of Indiana, at the Martin County Office of Family and Children, until her retirement in April 2007. She was a member of the Dover Hill Christian Union Church.

Survivors include her husband, Harold L. Cooper, of Sho-als; one son, Brian L. Cooper, of Corydon, Indiana; three grandchildren, Sydney Cooper and Justin Million, of Corydon; and Kyle Million, of Chandler, Arizona; two great-grandchildren, Brylee and Caden Million, of Tell City, Indiana; one brother, Walter A. Roth and Jan, of Beech Grove, Indiana; one sister, Nancy F. Laymon and husband Steve, of Indianapolis, Indiana; one niece, Ashley Laymon, of Baltimore, Maryland; and one aunt, Delores Ham, of Shoals.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thelma R.Roth, Edwin C. Wagoner, and her stepfather, John W. Roth; her grandparents, Phillip and Clonia Ham; uncle, Orlando Ham; and an aunt, Laverne Falon.

A funeral service was conducted on Friday, September 6th, at 1:00 p.m., at The Queen-Lee Chapel, of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, Inc., in Shoals. Pastor Mike Schlaegel and Pastor Mike Newland officiated the service.

Burial was made in the Spring Hill Cemetery, at Shoals.

Visitation was held from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of the service on Friday.

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