Ethel Mae Cooley Bennett

December 21, 1922 - October 7, 2015


Ethel Mae Cooley Bennett, 92, of Longville, LA, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.  Those left to cherish her memory are her son, George H. Bennett Jr. and wife Dorothy “Doll” of Longville, LA; daughter, Fay Brantley and husband Henry “Cappy” of Longville, LA; husband of Diane Hall, Clay Hall of DeQuincy, LA; brother, Jerry Cooley and wife Glenna of DeRidder, LA; grandchildren, Mitzi Haley and husband Kiley of Longville, LA, Mark Brantley and wife Jenee’ of Longville, LA, Michael Hall of DeQuincy, LA, and Tyler Hall and wife Marissa of Carlyss, LA; great-grandchildren, Kalene Haley, Laurin Brantley, John Brantley, Morgyn Haley, and Camden Hall.


She was preceded in death by her husband, George Bennett Sr.; parents, Lonnie and Eva Cooley; sister, Bessie Wright; brother, Joe Cooley; niece that she raised, Diane Hall.


Visitation will begin at 2:00pm on Friday, October 9, 2015 at Longville Pentecostal Church in Longville, LA.  Funeral service will be Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 2:00pm at Longville Pentecostal Church.  Burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Ragley, LA.  Rev. Larry Talent, Rev. Ed Tilley, Rev. Michael Hall, and Bro. Russell Burgess will officiate.  Services are under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.