JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

 
Miss Laura L. Cooper, familiarly known among her friends as "Hun", 
died at the family home, corner Harrison and Spring streets, at 10 o'clock 
this morning after a long illness. 

Deceased was the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Cooper . 
She was born in this city February 2, 1874 and was but little more 
than 25 years old at the time of her death. She was a member of t 
he First M. E. church and her funeral will be held there under the 
ministration of Pastor J. F. Harmon at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. 

The interment will be in the family burial ground at Oakwood cemetery. 
Will Cooper, of Howell, brother of the deceased has been notified by 
telegraph of his sister's death and is expected to arrive here on the early 
L & N train tomorrow morning to attend the obsequies. 

March 7, 1899 Mt. Vernon Register News 
submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera 
Oct 20, 1997 

 
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