Notes for Berniece Alma Cooley (1894-1977) m Ray Lowry


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Birth: Mar. 10, 1894
Putnam County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1977
Putnam County
Missouri, USA

Alma Cooley Lowry, daughter of David and Mina Johnson Cooley, was born March 10, 1894, near Lucerne, Missouri, and passed away at the Putnam County Memorial Hospital on July 29, 1977, at the age of 83 years, 4 months and 19 days. On December 24, 1914, she was united in marriage to Ray Lowry who survives. To this union six children were born: Thurman C, who died in infancy; daughter Marjorie, who died at the age of 14 years. Surviving are daughters, Louise Pickett and husband Francis of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Evelyn Duncan of St. Charles, Missouri; Patty Stoutz and husband Lee of Vandalia, Missouri; son Marvin and wife Wanda of Newtown, Missouri. Also surviving are two sisters: Vera James and Lucille Tipton, both of Lucerne, Mo.; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents, stepmother Julie Cooley; two brothers, Ordia and Russell Cooley; one sister, Fern James. She accepted Christ at an early age in life and was a member of the Lucerne Methodist Church. She will be fondly remebered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother, untiring in her devotion and service to her family and friends at all times. Services were held Sunday, July 31, 1977, at 2:00 p.m. from Comstock Funeral Home with Clifford Hart of Milan, Illinois, the officiating minister. Burial was in the Lucerne Cemetery, Lucerne, Missouri. Pallbearers were Donald Tipton, Wayne Lowry, Allen Stouts, Elwood Lowry, Joe Lowry and Edward Todd. MILAN (Mo.) STANDARD, 4 Aug. 1977, sec. 3, p. 5

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Parents:
David William Cooley (1870 - 1950)
Mina Johnson Cooley (1869 - 1910)

Spouse:
Ray Lowry (1893 - 1982)*

Siblings:
Ordia Earl Cooley (1892 - 1949)*
Berniece Alma Cooley Lowry (1894 - 1977)
Della Fern Cooley James (1896 - 1971)*
Vera Susan Cooley Purdy (1899 - 1981)*
O. Lucille Cooley Tipton (1912 - 2009)**

*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

Burial:
Lucerne Cemetery
Lucerne
Putnam County
Missouri, USA

Created by: Jeff Turner
Record added: Jan 07, 2014
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