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Dessie P. Cooley, 87

March 01, 2009

Dessie P. Cooley, 87



JUNE 4, 1921-FEB. 28, 2009

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Dessie P. Griffith Cooley, 87, of Bunker Hill, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born June 4, 1921, in Glen Falls, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William Griffith and Delphel Rucker Griffith.

She was preceded in death by her first husband of 42 years, Lawrence C. Deem; and her second husband of 31 years, Willis F. Cooley.

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She was a member of Bunker Hill United Methodist Church.

She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose of Centreville, Va.

She is survived by two daughters, Suzzette Plaster of Orlando, Fla. and Darlene Deem of Annapolis, Md.; two sons, Lawrence Deem of Lake Anne, Va. and Denver Deem of Chesapeake, Md.; one stepdaughter, Donna Marshall of Martinsburg; one stepson, William Cooley of Westminster, Md.; one sister, Lottie See of Glen Falls, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at South Berkeley Funeral Chapel in Inwood, W.Va. Pastor Vicki Dotterer will officiate. Burial will in Paynes Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.

www.brownfuneralhomeswv.com

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