April 17, 1920 - July 9, 2020
GREENFIELD - Martha Mae (Moore) Cooper, age 100, of Greenfield, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at CrownPointe of Greenfield Assisted Living. She was born in Hancock County on April 17, 1920 to James O. and Jessie M. (Fields) Moore. She graduated from Charlottesville High School in 1938. She married her first husband of four years, Marion A. Chapman on December 28, 1938, who passed a few years later. She then later married her 2nd late husband of 59 years, Robert L. Cooper on September 23, 1946. She worked for Greenfield Title Company as a recordkeeper for several years but spent most of her life as a farm wife caring for her family and their needs. Martha was a member of New Hope (Stringtown) Church of the Nazarene, Nameless Creek Literary Club, and was active within the Gideons Society. Martha enjoyed cooking and taking meals out to the fields for the farmers, known for her famous fried chicken and noodles. She especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren and grand nieces and nephews sporting events. She is survived by her son, Tom (Pat) Cooper of Greenfield; daughter, Patricia Chapman of Denver, CO; son-in-law, Jerry Sitton of Homer; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and six great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, James O. and Jessie M. (Fields) Moore; husbands, Marion A. Chapman and Robert L. Cooper; daughter, Sara Sitton; and siblings, Ralph Moore and Mary Sanders. Due to COVID-19, the family’s wishes are to keep services private for family only. Private burial will be at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the New Hope Church of the Nazarene 52 N 500 E, Greenfield, IN 46140, or the Billy Graham Foundation by website at www.billygraham.org/give. The family would like to thank CrownPointe Assisted Living and Brookdale Hospice for their excellent compassionate care over the years. Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.
GREENFIELD - Martha Mae (Moore) Cooper, age 100, of Greenfield, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at CrownPointe of Greenfield Assisted Living. She was born in Hancock County on April 17, 1920 to James O. and Jessie M. (Fields) Moore.... View Obituary & Service Information
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