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Barbara A. Cooper 1936-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Barbara Ann Cooper, 83, of 64 E. Earle Ave., Youngstown, died at 10:54 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, following a respiratory illness.

She was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Charleston, W.Va., the daughter of Dr. Rev. Walter E. and Juanita Carlton Bobo.

Ms. Cooper was employed by Metal Carbide, retiring in 2004.

She was a member of Greater Liberty Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas Stewart Jr. of Warren and James Edward Cooper of Youngstown; two brothers, Lee Bobo of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Richard Bobo of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters, Sarah Smith and Jean J. Bobo Kirkland White, both of Youngstown; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister, one grandson and a great-grandson.

Calling hours will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Sterling-McCullough Williams Youngstown Chapel, with a private funeral to follow. Social distancing will be upheld.

Burial will take place in Tod Homestead Cemetery.