John Cooley

John Allen Cooley, Sr., 84, of Merryville died Friday, May 28, 2021.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth “Liz” Cooley of Merryville; son, John A. Cooley, Jr. and Cindi of Woodville, Texas; daughter, Sarah Jones and Glenn of Baton Rouge; brother, Richard “Buddy” Cooley of Merryville; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Lannie Cooley, one brother; and two sisters.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 31, at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder. Bro. James Kinman officiated. Burial followed at Meadows Cemetery in Merryville.