Originally created 03/02/00

Mr. James Cooley



AIKEN -- Mr. James T. Cooley, 82, of Monterey Drive, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Shellhouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Hancock officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Langley.

Mr. Cooley, a native of Anderson, had retired as a security guard from Owens Corning Fiberglass. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Aiken Masonic Lodge 156. He was Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Launa Allen Cooley; a son, Keith Cooley, Aiken; and three sisters, Vivian Cooley Bailey and Pauline Cooley, both of Anderson, and Virginia Cooley Hancock, Camden .

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 7044, Columbia, SC 29202-7044; or to Tri-Development Center of Aiken County, 1016 Vaucluse Road, Aiken, SC 29801.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The Augusta Chronicle March 2, 2000