Terry Lynn Cooley

Terry Lynn Cooley, 71, of Center, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Center.
The funeral service will be held at 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
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 her husband, Archie Wayne Cooley of Center; children, 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, and Tina Whiteside and husband Darren of Center;
grandchildren, 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, and Alex Manning; 18 great-grandchildren and counting; brothers, Johnny Johnson, Robert
“Bobby” Johnson, and Howard Johnson; numerous nieces and nephews; and lifelong friends, Rohte and Leah
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