Barbara Irene Cooper

June 11, 1923 - Sep. 19, 2014

Barbara Irene White, 91, of Carson City was born June 11, 1923 in Sunnyside, Yakima County, Washington to William R. White and Zoe Bertha Sears. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army. She married Michael Joseph Doody on August 20, 1945 in Genoa, DeKalb County, Illinois and had seven children; Michael Joseph, David William, Stephen Allen, Patricia Marie, Edward Nathan, Janice Lee and Judith Ann. Later divorced. Married briefly to LeRoy Preiss and Cecil Larry Cooper. Later divorced. She died Thursday, September 19, 2014 in Carson City, Nevada. Burial will be in the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Fernley, Nevada with full military honors. Preceded in death by her parents, sister Myrle, brothers Ilo and Clinton, daughter-in-law Peggy Doody, grandsons Brian Funk and Kyle Funk. Survived by all seven children, 15 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. FitzHenry’s Funeral Home is trusted with arrangements.


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