Mary Ellen (Brewer) Cooper

April 20, 1934 ~ March 7, 2022 (age 87)


Mary Ellen Cooper, age 87 a resident of Trenton, Missouri died Monday, March 7, 2022, at Mosaic Hospital in Saint Joseph, MO after a brief hospitalization. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton. Her body will be cremated after the service.

Open visitation will be Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the mortuary.

Memorials to the Green Hill Animal Shelter and maybe left with the mortuary.

Mary was born April 20, 1934, in Spickard, MO to Charles and Pauline Bosley Brewer.  She attended Spickard School and graduated in 1952.  On November 29, 1952, she was united in marriage to Jack Elliott Cooper, son of Nathan and Addie Cooper. They were the parents of two daughters, Vicki Jo Cooper Ferguson and Valeri Ann Cooper Parrish.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, brother Fred Brewer, sister and brother in law Gloria Brewer Connell and Don Connell, and niece Lisa Dawn Connell Tunnell. 

Survivors include daughter Vicki Ferguson and husband David of Trenton and their children Jessica Lynn Sherrow and husband Brian of Marceline, Cara Lea Leininger and husband Shawn of rural Trenton, Jason Elliott Ferguson and wife Jill of rural Trenton, and David Andrew (Andy) Ferguson and wife Kiersten of rural Spickard.  Daughter Valeri Parrish and husband John of Fremont, NE, and their children Tawnia Brooke Nickles of Kansas City, MO, Andrea Lynn Parrish Meuller and husband Matt of Lincoln, NE, and Adam Matthew Parrish and wife Danielle of Waverly, NE.  In addition to her seven grandchildren Mary is survived by 20 great-grandchildren.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Ellen (Brewer) Cooper, please visit our floral store.


Open Viewing
March 11, 2022

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Resthaven Mortuary
310 North Hwy 65
Trenton, MO 64683

Funeral Service
March 12, 2022

11:00 AM
Resthaven Mortuary
310 North Hwy 65
Trenton, MO 64683

© 2022 Resthaven Mortuary. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility