Terry Lynn Cooley


Terry Lynn Cooley, 71, of Center, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Center.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 3, 2021, at Center First United Pentecostal Church in Center with visitation an hour prior. Bro. Andy Wilson will officiate. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center. 

Born September 30, 1949, Terry is the daughter of Finnie and Harvey Commander. Better known as “Mimi”, she lived her life to the fullest. She loved to laugh, make others laugh, and lift people up. Terry never met a stranger and loved unconditionally. She loved her life as a wife and mother, but “Mimi” was her role. She was a member of Center First United Pentecostal Church in Center.

She is survived by:

Husband, Archie Wayne Cooley of Center

Michael Garrett and wife Darlene of Conroe
Hannah Louise Cooley of Center
Danny Wayne Cooley and wife Jeannie of Oneonta, Alabama
Angel Sullivan and husband Brad of Lucedale, Mississippi
Tina Whiteside and husband Darren of Center

Brian Garrett
Chass Garrett and wife Heaven
Patrick Garrett and wife Kaitlyn
Casey Garrett
Danny Bailey and wife Brittany
Allen Urban
Heather Amrine
Jessy Egan
London Reeves and wife Jesse
Jeremy Cooley
Chris Cooley
Alex Manning

18 great-grandchildren and counting

Johnny Johnson
Robert “Bobby” Johnson
Howard Johnson

Numerous nieces and nephews

Lifelong friends, Rohte and Leah Rae.

Preceded in death by parents, Finnie and Harvey Commander; and birth mother, Eva Lamerle Johnson.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com