October 28, 1939 - January 2, 2021
Ruth Ann Perry Cooper was born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, to Milton and Mamie (Smith) Perry on Saturday, October 28, 1939. She passed in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 81 years of age. Funeral services are 10:00 A.M., Friday, January 8, at Park Church of Christ. Services are under the direction of Hayhurst Funeral Home. Ruth Ann met William C. Cooper, better known by all as “Cliff,” and they married in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on August 4, 1962. Ruth Ann was highly intelligent, graduating high school, college, and obtaining her Master’s degree while working a full time job and raising her family. She made a career as an educator with the Tulsa Public Schools. Ruth Ann was especially passionate about Holocaust education. She studied in Israel and published a book on how to teach the Holocaust. Ruth Ann and Cliff loved traveling all around the world together, visiting dozens of countries. Ruth Ann was such a caring person. She took responsibility for raising her younger siblings when her father passed away. She was a wonderful wife and mother to two sons. Ruth Ann adored her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed cooking and baking for them. When a member of the family was sick, she would deliver more than enough food to keep the family fed for days. She was greatly loved by her family and an asset to the community. Ruth Ann will be greatly missed by all whose life she touched. Ruth Ann is survived by, Sons, Scott Cooper and Janice of McKinney, Texas Bryan Cooper and Julie of Irving, Texas Grandchildren, Grant Cooper and Regan of Irving, Texas Sydney Cooper of McKinney, Texas Sister, Dana Blair and Leonard of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma Brother, Don Perry of Sapulpa, Oklahoma Preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Bill Perry, Bob Perry and Glen Perry.
Ruth Ann Perry Cooper was born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, to Milton and Mamie (Smith) Perry on Saturday, October 28, 1939. She passed in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 81 years of age. Funeral services are 10:00 A.M.,... View Obituary & Service Information
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