The Duncan Banner

October 6, 2013

Cooper — 60 years


The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN — Harry Dan and Mary Cooper celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 16, 2013, with a reception at their home hosted by their children Lynn and Richard Trantham and Virgil Lloyd Cooper. The Tranthams also celebrated their 36th anniversary.

Harry Dan Cooper and Mary Kennedy were married Sept. 16, 1953, in San Jose, Calif., officiated by Judge Percy O’Connor. During their marriage, the couple has lived in San Jose, Calif. and Duncan.

Harry was employed by Halliburton for 31 years before retiring in 1986. He sold real estate for seven years and has spent the last 25 years working at Duncan Public Schools. Mary worked several years at P&S and Duncan Regional Hospital. She retired from Duncan Public Schools in 2005.

The couple enjoys spending time with family, sewing, working in the yard and in the shop repairing things.

Their children are Lynn and Richard Trantham, and Virgil Lloyd Cooper, all of Duncan. They have one grandchild.