Notes for George Wilbur Cooley (1911-1969)
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Note added Fri Aug 30 18:02:08 2013
Subject: Some Cooley obituaries
From: "Sandra Stanton"
Date: Fri, August 30, 2013 3:09 pm
To: "John Cooley Mailing List"
Obituary from Dale L Walker collection. Date and name of the newspaper is unknown. He was a son of Jessie D Cooley.
Former Galesburg resident George
Cooley, 57, of Peoria was dead on arrival Saturday at 9:25 a.m. at Peoria
Born at Bevier, MO, Aug 10, 1911, he married Mary J McVey at Jackson,
Mississippi, May 1, 1946. Formerly a Galesburg bus diver, he was employed by
the Peoria City Bus Lines for 14 years and retired in February 1968. Cooley was
a member of Amalgamated Transit Union Division 416, and Northside Southern
Surviving besides his widow and a son, both of Peoria, are three daughters, Mrs. Barbara Nigbor, Mrs. Beverly Thada, Mrs. Mary Thada, all of Berlin, Wis; his mother of Galesburg; [rest of the obit is missing]