Grace Cooley

Grace Marie Cooley, 73, of Dry Creek, LA passed from this life on Monday, July, 16, 2018.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Greg Rumby of Huntington, TX, Donald Rumby, Sr. of DeRidder, LA, Fredrick Slaydon of Harlingen, TX, John Slaydon and Jodi of Jasper, TX, and Bubba Slaydon and Tracie of Dry Creek, LA; daughters, Skielar Bailey of Dayton, TX and Sherrie Delvin and Patrick of Bronson, TX; brother, James LaGrone of Eugene, OR; sisters, Trellis Havens, Barbara Cooley and Rachel Miers all of DeRidder, LA; twenty-one grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

Ms. Cooley was preceded in death by her parents, Mendoza and Evelyn Cooley; sons, Jeffery, Sr. "Gator" and Billy "Bull" Slaydon; three brothers and one sister.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM, Friday, July 20, 2018 also at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Brother Hardy Estes will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Donald Rumby, Jr., Dustin Rumby, Coby Slaydon, Tyler Slaydon, Dalton Slaydon, Austin Slaydon, J.B. Slaydon and Patrick Delvin. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jeffery Slaydon, Jr., Josh Owens, and Corby Williams.

Services are under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.

Words of comfort may be shared at myers-colonialfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Myers Colonial Funeral Home Inc.
3178 Hwy 190 West Deridder, LA 70634
(337) 463-9996

Published in Deridder Daily News from July 19 to July 25, 2018