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Betty Joyce Bailey Cooper

Betty Joyce Bailey Cooper, 81, widow of the late Calvin Eugene Cooper, died Sunday, January 16, 2022, at the Bourbon Community Hospital, Paris, KY.

She was born in Beattyville, KY, to the late Lloyd and Thelma Hampton Bailey. Betty retired from Square D and loved being outside doing yard work, taking walks or enjoying her cats and dogs.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna (Robert) Froehlich; son-in-law, Steve Holbrook; two grandchildren, Kristin Holbrook and Andy (Carissa) Froehlich; two great grandchildren, Nicholas Day and Christine Marksbury and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Holbrook; one great grandson, Logan Day; one sister, Brenda McIlvain; four brothers, Frankie Bailey, Leroy Bailey, Wendell Bailey and Donald “Punkin” Bailey.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 24, 2022, at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY, by Bro. Dean Scott. Burial will be in the Paris Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Sunday, January 23, 2022, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Robert Froehlich, Steve Holbrook, Andy Froehlich, Doug McIlvain, Matt Bailey and Jackie Howard.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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