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COOPER
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ANNE COOPER LORD
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2004-12-10 Age 90
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Limington ME
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LIMINGTON Maine -- Anne Cooper Lord 90 formerly of Concord died Friday Dec. 10 2004 at home after a long illness. She was born March 22 1914 in Nashville Tenn. the oldest of five children of Edwin W. and Hattie (Barnett) Cooper. She attended Nashville public and private schools. At Isaac Litton High School in Nashville she was active in tennis and dramatics and was president of the Glee Club and co-captain of the basketball team. After high school she received separate scholarships in basketball and opera and she studied opera for a short time in New York City. She worked at National Life and Accident Insurance in Nashville for three years before joining American Airlines as assistant to the Nashville Reservation and Ticket Manager. She loved her work at American during wartime an exciting and important time in the fledgling airline industry. Through duties at Nashville Airport she met her future husband Ned who was stationed at adjoining Berry Field. They were married in Nashville on Oct. 17 1945. Over the next 55 years she made happy and beautiful homes for her husband and children in Elmsford N.Y. Hingham Mass. Winchester Mass. Upper Montclair N.J. Towson Md. Limington Maine and Concord. She and Ned moved to Concord in 1996 and lived at Havenwood-Heritage Heights Retirement Center. Her many natural gifts which inspired her husband and children included a musician's appreciation of melody and harmony; an artist's discernment of good form and design; and a scientist's curiosity about biology astronomy and the next frontier. She was loved and admired for her inner and outer beauty her vivacious manner her independent spirit her kindness her patience her sense of humor her courage and her Southern charm. She had a way of always turning the spotlight from herself to the other person although her own inner glow warmed everyone who came near. Enthusiastically she would say Hello darlin ! and one would feel safe loved and

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