Lucile Hines Cooper, 92 of Brazil passed away November 11, 2005 at 3:12pm at the Clay Health Center. She had remained active until breaking her hip in May of 2005 and her health declined after that. She was born February 15, 1913 in Clay City. She was the daughter of George and Rose Burger Miller. She graduated from Clay City High School, Class of 1931. On June 30, 1932 she married Paul W. Roger Hines. He preceded her in death in March of 1974.
She was baptized at the age of 12 at the First Brethren Church in Clay City. After moving to Brazil, she became an active member of the Bethel United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Alpha Class at Bethel, serving as president, the Home Circle Club, Senior Citizens Quilting Ladies of Bethel and the First Ladies Club.
Lucile first worked as a Nurses Aide at the Clay County Hospital for 17 years. At the age of 59 in 1972 she graduated from the Ivy Tech Nursing program with her LPN. She worked at the Clay Health Center for 6 years as an LPN. She enjoyed her nursing career and the profession of Nursing.
On July 21, 1979 she married Frank H. Cooper of Brazil. He preceded her in death in 1996. She was also preceded by her parents, one son Don Hines, one brother, Earl Miller; and one sister, Florence Kirchner; and two grandchildren, Paul Hines and Brenda Hines; and a step-daughter, Sheri Sue Rice.
She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Terry and Cheryn Hines of Brazil; two daughters in law, Charlene Hines and Peggy Hines; 7 grandchildren, Bruce Hines and wife Michelle, Kenny Hines and wife Susan, Vickie Long and husband Leon, Pamela McGinty and husband Shawn, Tracy Hines and wife Carol, Tony Hines and wife Beth, and Jon Hines; 13 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Rogene Snoddy and Vaughn Cooper; many nieces, nephews and a large extended family.
Services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave. Brazil, with Rev. Ernie Rush officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Clay City. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8pm and again Wednesday prior to services. Pallbearers will include, Tony Hines, Jon Hines, Bruce Hines, Kenny Hines, Shawn McGinty, and Leon Long.