September 12, 1922 – May 11, 2013 Funeral Services for Mildred Inez Cooley, 90, will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny Shaver officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery . Jackie Miller, Earl Brinkley, Jim Hobbs, Steve Murray, Clair Barnes and Matt Maiden will be pallbearers. Visitation will be 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Cooley passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Pecan Tree Health and Rehab Center in Gainesville.
Mildred was born September 12, 1922 in Mountain Springs, Texas, the daughter of Jim T. and Bessie Lee (Gooch) Steele. She attended school in Mountain Springs. On February 11, 1946 she married Mickey Cooley in Denton, Texas. Mildred was a homemaker and had worked as a beautician. She loved fishing, traveling, camping and dancing. Mrs. Cooley was a member of the Mountain Springs Community Club, Texas Chapter of the 2nd Marine Association and was a Charter Member of Pioneer Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Willard “Kent” and Kathy Cooley of Valley View and granddaughters, Wendy Cooley-Leonard of San Antonio and Stormie Cooley of Denton. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and an infant daughter.