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Glenda Motes Cooley
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Glenda Motes Cooley, 67, of Petal, died July 18, 2017, at Forrest General Hospital. Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Moore Funeral Home in Petal, followed by burial in Sunrise Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Cooley was a retired public school teacher. She was a devoted member of Trinity Baptist Church and dearly loved and doted on her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Hilda Motes; a brother, Bobby Motes; and an aunt, Pauline Hensarling. Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Cooley Tannehill of Petal and Dr. Jill Cooley of Memphis; one brother, John “Donnie” Motes of Petal; one sister, Paulette Guthrie of South Padre Island, TX; and five grandchildren, Nicholas Tannehill, Edith Tannehill and Stephen Tannehill, Jr., all of Petal, Estella Adefeyisan and Ellianna Pounds both of Memphis. Visitation will be Friday from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal.

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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465





10:00 AM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465

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Sunrise Baptist Church Cemetery

299 Sunrise Rd
Petal, MS 39465


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