Herman H. Cooley, 95, widower of Edith Gaillard Cooley and Evelyn Lollis Cooley, died February 25, 2014.
Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late James Enoch and Venie Estelle Cothran Cooley. Mr. Cooley served under General George Patton in World War II. He retired from GE and was a member of Daventon Baptist Church, Pelzer.
Surviving are sons, Gary Cooley (Pat) of Williamston and Harold Cooley (Carol) of Belton; daughter, Ann Deaton (Eldon) of Townville; step-daughter, Jane Ragsdale of Liberty; brothers, James and Billy Cooley; sisters, Zella Moody, Polly Stone, Nan Shubert and Ruth Warlick; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and special friend, Eloise Bryant.
He was predeceased by brother, J. C. Cooley; and sister, Nancy Holliday.
Visitation will be 1:30-3:00 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2014 at Beech Springs Tabernacle with the funeral service following at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Rainey Hospice House, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621 or to the
Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 27, 2014
Gray Mortuary, Inc.
52 Main St. Pelzer, SC 29669