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“I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Bennie. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Angela Heller Weaver - Beckville, TX

“So sorry to hear about Aunt Bennie, she was such a sweet lady. I know that your lives will not be the same without her, and everyone will miss her. I...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Vicki Hartley Yates - Carthage, TX

“I am very sorry for your loss I know that Aunt Bennie will be missed by all. Let us know if you'll need anything. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Brenda Hartley Lightfoot - TX

“The staff of Lathan Funeral Home wish to express our deepest sympathy to you at this difficult time. Wayne Lathan, Cheryl Lathan, Glenda Goldman,...Read More »
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Bennie Ruth Cooley, born December 16, 1929, age 80, died Monday, July 12, 2010 at USA Medical Center. Mrs. Cooley was a native of Carthage, TX and a resident of Deer Park, AL. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Citronelle, AL.

Survived By:

Husband / Henry Ford Cooley of Deer Park, AL

Son / Calvin “Danny” (Marie) Cooley of Deer Park, AL

Daughter / Brenda Diane Downey of Deer Park, AL

Brothers / Alvin Hartley of Carthage, TX
Bert (Bobbi) Hartley of Carthage, TX

Sisters / Mary (Angelo) LePore of Hartly, DE

One Grandchild

Graveside Service Only / Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 3:00 PM at Deer Park Cemetery in Deer Park, AL with Rev. R.C. Butler officiating. An online guestbook may be signed at

Active Pallbearers:
Greg Richardson, Walter McNaughton, Lee McNaughton, John Dazszuk