Valdosta Daily Times


October 3, 2013

Mary A. Crocker (nee Cooper)

VALDOSTA — Mary A. Crocker (nee Cooper), 86, of Vermilion, Ohio, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center after a short illness.

Mary was born Jan. 7, 1927, in Morven, Ga. She had been a Vermilion resident since 2002.

She graduated from Morven High School and was a member of Morrison Baptist Church, Ga. She enjoyed reading, gardening, flowers and crossword puzzles. She communicated with her friends and family by emailing on her computer. Mary worked as a machine operator for Majestic Molding and Parker Hannifin, both in Elyria, Ohio. She was a licensed beautician and sold Avon Products.

She is survived by her daughters, Wanda (Robert ) Lisbon of Vermilion, Ohio, Juanita (Red) Hall of Vermilion, Ohio, Darlene Cardinal of Sheffield Lake, Ohio; son, John Michael (Robin) Crocker of Elyria, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Dale (Nell) Cooper of Lake Park, Ga., and Bernice Cooper of Covington, Ga.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John P. “J.P.” Crocker in 2000; grandson, John M Hall in 1994; granddaughter, Elizabeth Paige Hall in 1994; parents, Barney Gilbert and Susie T. (nee Heirs) Cooper; and brothers, Lee and Hught Cooper.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion, Ohio.  

Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Janet Long, pastor of the Washington Avenue Christian Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion, Ohio.

Online condolences may be made at — Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street Vermilion, Ohio

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