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Barbara Cooley

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Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020 6:22 pm

Barbara Cooley, 90 of Stockport, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Highland Oaks Nursing Home in McConnelsville.

She was born in Pennsville on July 20, 1929, to the late Hobart and Jesse Strode Miller.

She worked for the Morgan Local School District where she was a secretary at the high school for 24 years. She was a member of the American Legion Post No. 24 Ladies Auxiliary in McConnelsville, VFW Post #4713 Ladies Auxiliary in Malta and a 50-year member Valley OES No. 19 in McConnelsville.

She is survived by two sons, Rodney Cooley of Colorado and Greg Cooley of Cumberland; a daughter, Gayle Kreager of Zanesville; five grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Cooley; and two sisters, Jean Leavitt and June Calentine.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Matheney Funeral Home, in McConnelsville, with burial following in the Pennsville Cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 31.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pennsville Volunteer Fire Department.

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