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Luereather (Craion) Cooper

June 15, 1955 ~ October 15, 2017 (age 62)

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Luereather Craion was born on June 15, 1955 in Saginaw, Michigan to the parents of Mr. Calvin H. and Mrs. Pearline Craion. Both parents, a sister Carolyn Craion and son Tony Suttle deceased.

Luereather(Squeaky) accepted Christ at an early age.

She became a member of North Sixth C.O.G.I.C. under the leadership of Bishop B.A. Armour, (deceased) later Elder Luther Griffin(deceased) and Bishop Nathaniel A. Ellis present.

After relocating she joined and became a member of Greater Community International Church under the leadership of Bishop Don Luke Robinson where she served diligently as the State Hospitality President.  In her latter years Squeaky joined Victory Temple C.O.G.I.C. and served faithfully as the Pastor Aid President and was a devoted member until God called her home.

Work History

First public job at age 16: Trainor’s Clothing Store

Librarian: Hayti Library

Head Start/D.A.E.O.C. 30 + years

Health Care Provider

License Insurance Agent for the State of TN

State of Missouri Foster Mother for many children


Graduate of Hayti High School

Studied at Southeast University


Kid’s Beat, Bootheel Healthy Start, Caring Counsel, Fresh Start: She was a true Community Advocate: Lue served and helped thousands of people while working for D.A.E.O.C and her list goes on and on…

Luereather was united in Holy Matrimony to Elder Anthony Suttle in that Union 4 children were born: Rodney Darnell Craion, Tony Suttle(deceased),

 Sharee Yvonne Suttle, and Lorenzo Anthony Suttle.

Luereather was United in Holy Matrimony in 1988 to James Cooper(deceased).

Squeaky leaves precious memories with her 3 children, 4 sisters: Geraldine(Joy)Craion, La-Verne Craion Moore Elkhorn/Milwaukee, WI: Sharon (Paul)Ficken, Columbia, Mo: Gwendolyn(Percy)Fisher, Prairieville, LA

4 brothers: Michael J. (Vickey) Craion, K. C. Missouri, Marvin C. Craion, Dennis (Michelle)Craion and Haywood Craison all of Kennett, MO.

Grandchildren: Myia Suttle, Rodney Thomas, Lorenzo Thomas, Astar Lane, Rodney Jr., Tyson Suttle, Corey Suttle and Brandon Suttle.

Uncles living: J. P. Perkins Jr. (Uncle Dick) and William Johnson (Uncle Jr.)

Aunts living: Lillie Wilbourn, Clara Smith and Bobby(Robert)Johnson

Host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.



 Service Information

October 28, 2017

12:45 PM to 1:45 PM
Faith Temple C.O.G.I.C.
317 South Mallory
Hayti, MO 63851

Funeral Service
October 28, 2017

2:00 PM
Faith Temple C.O.G.I.C.
317 South Mallory
Hayti, MO 63851

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