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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Frankie Copher

Frankie J Copher (Roland)

Sunday, September 27th, 1936 - Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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Frankie J. Copher, age 84, of Joplin, MO, passed away on April 8, 2021at Spring River Christian Village, following an illness.

Frankie was born on September 27, 1936 in Joplin the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Reed) Roland. She has been a lifetime area resident. She married Benny Copher, Jr. on March 19, 1954, and together they were blessed with three sons. She worked for Economic Security Head Start. Following retirement, she worked with her daughter-in-law at Nana’s Daycare. She enjoyed gardening and reading novels. She was a past member of Duenweg Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband on February 5, 2003; one son, Joseph Aaron Copher; three brothers, Ralph Roland. John Roland, and Keith Roland; and two sisters, Sarah Louise Spencer, and Nina O’Neal.

Frankie is survived by two sons, Edward “Ed” Copher and wife Brenda, Joplin, and James Copher and wife Joyce; one brother, Theron “Pete” Roland and wife Joan, Belton, MO; one sister, Sylvia Medly and husband Dwayne, Lakeland, FL; six grandchildren, James Copher, Jr., Jeremy Copher, Eric Copher, Felicia Matthews and husband Keith, Autumn Massa and husband Mario, and Nathan Copher; and six great-grandchildren, Bryson, Brecklyn, Zakkery, Joyclynn, Memphis, and Witten.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Mason-Woodard Chapel. Lynn Ragsdale, Minister will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The visitation will be 2-3 p.m. Sunday. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in care of the mortuary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 11th, 2021 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, April 11th, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    3701 E. 7th St.
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Service

    Monday, April 12th, 2021 | 10:00am
    Monday, April 12th, 2021 10:00am
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    3701 E. 7th St.
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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    Lynn Ragsdale
  • Interment

    Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
    415 N. St. Louis Ave.
    Joplin, Missouri
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I have great memories of going to my aunt Frankies house, visiting with her and all my cousins. She was always loving and funny. She made the best baked beans too!

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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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