MARY CHRISTINE COOLEY OF DONIPHAN MO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON Saturday, APRIL 18,2015 AT SOUTHEAST HEALTH CENTER OF RIPLEY CO IN DONIPHAN, MO. SHE WAS BORN DECEMBER 20,1925 IN CARUTHERSVILLE,MO.

MRS COOLEY IS PROCEEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENT EDGAR AND SALLY SMITH, THREE BROTHERS, FOUR SISTERS, 2 GRANDSONS GARY(TONY) KERPERIEN AND WESLEY JAY MEADORS.

ON NOVEMBER 18, 1944 SHE MARRIED ROBERT COOLEY IN NEW MADRID, MO. HE SURVIVES.

OTHER SURVIVORS INCLUDE TEN CHILDREN: GAIL (RICH) TURNER OF PROTEM, MO.

LARRY COOLEY OF CAHOKIA, IL. PATRICIA (GUY) MEADORS OF DONIPHAN, MO. ROBERT W. COOLEY OF SPARTA, IL. MARY WILLIAMS OF CAHOKIA, IL. KATHLEEN (GARY) KERPERIEN OF BALDWIN, IL. WILLIAM COOLEY OF DESOTO, MO. DOYLE (JOANN) COOLEY OF O’FALLON, IL. RALPH COOLEY OF COUMBIA, IL. DONNIE COOLEY OF SMITHTON, IL. ONE HUNDRED AND six GRANDCHILDREN.

 

MRS COOLEY ENJOYED GARDENING. BEFORE RETIRING AND MOVING TO DONIPHAN SHE WORKED AT MOORES CAFE. SHE WAS VERY WELL KNOWN FOR HER COCOA GRAVY AND PANCAKES BY ALL WHO KNEW HER. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE NEW LIFE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH IN DONIPHAN, MO. SHE LOVED HER FAMILY.

VISITATION WILL BE AT THE FOWLER-Sulivan MEMORIAL CHAPEL IN NEELYVILLE MO ON TUESDAY APRIL 21, 2015 FROM-6:OO-8:00 PM. THE FUNERAL WILL BE AT NEW LIFE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH IN DONIPHAN, MO ON APRIL 22,2015 AT 11:00 AM. OFFICIATING, PASTOR HAROLD SHEPPARD. BURIAL WILL BE IN THE DONIPHAN CEMETERY