Betty Ruth (Thornburgh) Cooper passed away April 1, 2017. She was born June 13, 1928 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Orville Thornburgh and Frances Ledbetter. Betty was a member of First Free Methodist Church in Indianapolis. She was also a foster mom for over fifty children throughout the years. Betty is survived by her son Timothy A. Cooper; daughter, Kristina M. (Ronald) May; brothers, Robert E. Thornburgh and Larry (Karen) Thornburgh; 3 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents and son, David A. Cooper. Visitation will be Wednesday April 5, 2017, from 3-7 p.m. with service at 7 p.m. at Wilson St. Pierre Stirling Gerber Chapel 5950 E. Thompson Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46237.