The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
Ethel Rita Cropper, 93, of Port Arthur, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at Oak Grove Nursing Home. Ethel was born January 26, 1920 in Port Arthur, TX to Joseph and Helen Landry.
Ethel enjoyed cooking, sewing, dancing, playing Bingo and cards.
Ethel is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Helen Landry; husband, Howard A. Cropper; brother, David Landry and a sister, Anna Mae Sellers. She is survived by her sons, Richard Cropper and wife, Barbara of Port Neches, Ronnie Cropper and wife, Becky of Tomball, TX; grandchildren, Terri Laughlin and husband, Randy of Groves, Richard James Cropper and wife, Angela of Groves, Melissa Cropper of Grapeland, Erik English and wife, Nicole and Erin English. Great- Grandchildren include, Krystle Johnson, Kassie Laughlin, Kody Cropper, Bailey English, Taylor English and Hayden English; great-great grandchildren, Kynden Johnson and Ashton English.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a rosary to be recited at 6:30 p.m., at Grammier- Oberle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2013 in the chapel of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
A Special Thank You goes out to the staff at Oak Groves Nursing Home for the love and care they gave our mother.
Condolences may be offered at: www.grammier-oberle.com