Lynda Jean Coop

August 30, 2019

Lynda Jean Coop, 74, of Frankfort, died on Friday, August 30, 2019 at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  She was born on October 20, 1944 in New York City to Michael & Mary (Yost) Hunter.  She married Bill Fred Coop on September 21, 1985 and he survives.  Lynda was a Registered Nurse working for 23 years at the Clinton County Hospital in Frankfort.  She also worked as a school nurse for the Community Schools of Frankfort and most recently for Guardian Angel Hospice until her retirement in 2007.  She lived in the New York City and Boston areas before coming to Frankfort in 1977.  She graduated from high school in 1962 in Dracut, MA and received her nursing degree from Indiana University in Kokomo in 1998.  Lynda was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

Visitation and Services

Private family services will be held at Green Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, Gideon's International, Clinton County Cancer or Donor’s Choice of Charity.

Survived by:

Husband: Bill Coop of Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Karen Gandy of Ft. Wayne and Christine (Husband-Jonathan) Perkins of Fishers, IN, 1 Son: Paul (Fiance-Breonna Minear) Gandy of Wisconsin, 5 Grandchildren: Josie (Husband-Nicholas) Slaughter and Kaylin (Husband-Andrew) Schutz and Zachary Perkins. 2 Great Grandchildren Grant & Lillie Slaughter

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Hunter, granddaughter Emily.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “Lynda Jean Coop”

  1. Melody L Gandy August 31, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    Lynda was such a wonderful, caring person. She loved her children and grandchildren so much. She was such a wonderful grandmother. Her memory will move on through her beautiful daughters and son. My deepest sympathy to her husband Bill and family. She will be missed

  2. Kenny Dragoo August 31, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    Our deepest sympathy for Bill and the family. For Lynda, we celebrate her Home-Going as she reunites with loved ones who have been awaiting her arrival. God’s love and comfort surround and sustain you Bill.
    Kenny and Sandy Dragoo

  3. Jane Werner September 1, 2019 at 12:42 am

    I am so sorry to hear of Lynda’s passing. She was such a good Christian lady and a good friend. Prayers to Bill and her family. I am going to miss her very much.

  4. Karen Lippard September 1, 2019 at 4:39 pm

    Lynda was an amazing lady. She was always kind to me and helpful. She was a wonderful Christian example. She seemed to be positive no matter what was going on. I will miss her very much. I wish I had met her much earlier in life. See you in heaven Lynda.

  5. Judy McNamara September 1, 2019 at 4:46 pm

    I am so sad for all of you in the loss of your Mother. Such a sweet and kind person. You’re all in my prayers at this difficult time. Love you and miss you all. AUNT JUDY

  6. Libbi Smith September 1, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    I loved working with this sweet calm soul…she was very influential in what I strived to be as a nurse..I loved her and am so very blessed to have known her and learned from her. Bill I know how hard it is when your sweetheart goes to heaven first hand..I will be praying for you to feel her and God’s love all around you!!

  7. Dianna Rothenberger September 1, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    I’m sorry to learn of Lynda’s passing. I really enjoyed her sweet spirit. She always had a kind word and warm smile to share. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Denise Scofield September 2, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    Bill and Family!
    I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Lynda for many years at Clinton County Hospital. I remember how happy she was when she could retire and enjoy time with her family. God Bless!

  9. Bob Binkowski September 4, 2019 at 5:27 pm

    Bill and family,
    So sorry for your loss.

    Bob Binkowski

  10. Bill & Lou Ray September 5, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    Bill, So sorry to hear about Lynda passing. Our prayers are with you. Bill & Lou Ray

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