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The 20th Annual Cooley Reunion

The 20th Annual Cooley Reunion

The descendants of Eruna and Malinda (Keller) Cooley met at the YMCA in Mountain Grove, Missouri, on June 28, 2014, for the annual family reunion. Music was provided by Lynnette Cantrell, Bill Conley, Wayne Anderson, and Max and Darrell Cooley. A potluck lunch was enjoyed followed by an auction and door prizes.

Those attending from out of state were Jackie Cooley Armstrong, Thayne, Wyoming; Laura Schumann Reynolds, Lake View, New York; James Hopper, Greenwood, Arkansas; Terri Cooley Bennett and Kaily Bennett, Knoxville, Georgia; Judy Leroy Root, Manley, Nebraska; Max and Jeanine Cooley, Louisville, Nebraska; and Stanley and Bonnie Cooley, Buffalo, Iowa.

Attending from Missouri were Elmer Schumann, Warrensburg; John and Marty Singleton, Quincy; Wes Lambert, Ava; Kathy Hines, Niangua; Michele Hopper Lietch, Marshfield; Jack and Gladys Shelton Burchell, Springfield; Greta Sutherland Cope, Hartville; Carolyn and J.M. Berry, Wayne and Jo Ann Anderson, Ava; JR Johnston, Darrell Cooley, Justine Brown, and JoAnne Bradshaw of Norwood.

Attendees from Mountain Grove were Maggie Cooley, Tom and Arlene Cooley, Connie Hicks, Kylie Jones, Lance Jones, Jason Thornton, Chance, Laurie, and Daelyn Sanders, Ron and Lucy Dobbs, Peggy Hancock, Ashlynn Davault, Bill Conley, Lynnette Cantrell, Laine Sutherland, and Wayne and Frances Cooley Sutherland.

We appreciate the musicians for some great tunes, to all those who helped with the set-up and clean-up, and, to Tom Cooley and James Hopper for their auctioneering skills. It is always a pleasure to have the opportunity to visit with family and friends.