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Mary Frances Cooper Kruliski

Mary Frances Cooper Kruliski

Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 4:00 pm

Mrs. Mary Frances Cooper Kruliski, 82, of Palmersville died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Regional Hospital of Jackson.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden with Tony Terrell and Pete Staples officiating. Burial was in Sunset Cemetery in Dresden.
Dewey McClure, Joe David Laws, Matthew McClure, Marty McClure, Gath Meeks and Kerry Harris served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Bob Webb, Hugh Brann, Ted Cantrell, Jimmy Winstead and Jimmy Picklet.
Mrs. Kruliski was born April 3, 1930, in Weakley County, daughter of the late Jasper Lee and Beulah Hicks Cooper. She was a retired sewing machine operator for Ford Motor Company and a member of Palmersville Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Joseph E. Kruliski of Palmersville; one son, Andrew “Butch” (Judy) Byars of Palmersville; one stepson, Jack (Charlene) Kruliski of Detroit, Mich.; one grandchild, Christy (Steve) Gibson of Greenfield; three step grandchildren, Kenneth Kruliski, Rebecca Kruliski and Raymond Kruliski, all of Detroit; and three great-grandchildren, Gunner Michael Gibson, Olivia Gibson and Isabelle Gibson, all of Greenfield.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Paul Douglas Byars; and two brothers, J. C. Gilbert and Houston Cooper.
Online tributes may be left at

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