Ramona Faye Cooley

Jun 28th, 1929 - Mar 26th, 2020

Ramona Faye Cooley, 90, of Johnson City, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 4:05 pm. at her home.

Ramona was born June 28, 1929 the daughter of Roy Harold and Florence Helen Lucille (Summers) Hall.  She married Phillip Henry Cooley on September 25, 1945 in the county courthouse in Champaign.  He preceded her in death on March 28, 1984.

She was a member of 3rd Baptist Church of Marion.  Ramona enjoyed spending her free time bowling, with Campers on Mission and the Senior Center Quilters group.  She was a seamstress, specializing in making graduation cap and gowns.

Survivors includer her: Daughter – Vicki Rochester (Jim) of Rantoul

Son – Terry Cooley (Karrie) of Weldon

Daughter – Sondra McKenzie (Sonny) of Johnston City

Son – John Cooley of Lebanon, Kentucky

Son – Roy Faron Cooley (Gwen) of Clarksville, Tennessee

Twenty grandchildren

35 great grandchildren

20 great great grandchildren

Numerous nieces and nephews

Preceded by her Parents, Husband – Phillip Henry Cooley, infant son – Kenneth Daniel Cooley, daughter – Loretta Sue Funk, granddaughter – Mistee Newman, sister – Joyce Carter, brothers – Julian Hall, Stephen Hall and niece – Lori Carter-Shafer.

Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Maion is assisting the family with memorial services, which will be held at a later date.  Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana.

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  • Guest: LaDonne Treece, Marsha, and Richard

    From: West Frankfort, Illinois

    Date: March 29, 2020

    So sorry to hear of Ramona’s passing. She and my mom were table mates at Bounce Back. We enjoyed visiting with her. Condolences to Sondra and your family.