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Orphia Cooper Watkins

December 13, 1930 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Auburn – Orphia Cooper Watkins, 91 of Auburn died Tuesday April 26, 2022 at Parkview DeKalb Hospital in Auburn. She was born in Jonesville, Virginia on December 13, 1930. Her parents were Ira and Dora (Bell) Moore. Orphia worked at Mossberg Hubbard Plastics in Garrett for 28 years before retiring in 1993. She was a member of the Independent Full Gospel Church in Ashley. She loved her church, believed in God and read her Bible Dailey. She was loved by all that knew her. She lost 2 husbands, James Blaine Cox, they were married in 1948 and he died in 1956. Her second husband was Harold Cooper whom she married in 1956 and he died in 1993. Surviving is a son and two daughters, Lonnie Cox of Auburn, Linda Prior of Leo and Wilma (Dave) Bradas of St. Joseph, Michigan; sister Gladys Cox of Auburn; 38 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren. Orphia was preceded in death by her parents; 2 husbands; son Rick Cooper, 3 daughters, Betty Green, Darlene Bowser and Joyce Cain; granddaughter, Linda Baker, grandson, Travis Smith, great granddaughter, Tiarra Hinkle; brother Carson Moore, 5 sisters, Lois Moore, Vivian Witt, Helen Bloomer, Roberta Freed and Beatrice Back. Services will be 2 PM Friday April 29, 2022 at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center Street, Auburn, IN 46706 with burial to follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Auburn. Calling is 2 hours prior to the service Friday from 12 to 2 PM at the funeral home. Memorials can be directed to the Independent Full Gospel Church, 1302 South Gonser Ave., Ashley, IN 46705. To send condolences to the family visit www.fellerandclark.com.


Services

Visitation
Friday
April 29, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn
1860 South Center Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706

Funeral Service
Friday
April 29, 2022

2:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn
1860 South Center Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706

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