Marjorie Rummel Cooley

Marjorie Rummel Cooley, 87, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.


Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Alan Cooley & Evelyn and Timothy Cooley & Tammy all of DeRidder, LA; daughters, Janis Cooley Jones & Rodney Granberry of DeRidder, LA, Joan Jackson & Keven of Rosepine, LA and Leatrice Menasco & Jim of DeRidder, LA; 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 24 great-great grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford S. Cooley; parents, Joseph and Mary Rummel; brother, Kenneth Rummel; sisters, Edna Rummel Cooley, Dorothy Rummel Sanders and Veronica Rummel Stracener; one great-grandchild and a great-great-grandchild.


She was born in Atwood, Kansas on September 6, 1929.  They moved to DeRidder when she was about 9 years old.  She married on December 21, 1946.  She was a devoted loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved to crochet, fish, arts, crafts, playing marbles and cards, and her new game she learned, playing washers.  She loved gardening and was a pea picking, weed pulling momma.  She was a role model that many need to follow.


Visitation was held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Visitation continues on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 11:00 am until the time of service at 2:00 pm, again at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Brother Gary Brown will officiate. Burial will follow at Whitaker Cemetery in DeRidder, LA.

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