We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Smoot Funeral Services
Dr. Arthur Cooley, affectionately known as ‘Cooley’, was born November 28,1932 in Laurel Mississippi. He was found in perfect submission and rewarded for his faithful walk on July 16th, 2022.
Arthur was preceded in death by both parents, three siblings, his wife Lucinda Cooley (Perry), three children and two grandchildren.
Arthur Cooley, was a graduate of Phillips High School in Chicago, Illinois, Aenon Bible College and Christian Bible College where he obtained multiple degrees. He worked and retired from both Columbus Coated Fabrics and The Ohio State University.
During his lifetime he became an author, ordained minister, Assistant Pastor at Greater Ebenezer Cathedral of Praise where he served faithfully. Arthur was a fisherman of both fish and men!
Charged with carrying on his legacy of faithful service to God : his two daughters MaRitta Ross and Tina Cooley, a host of grandchildren and great-grands. Dr. Cooley’s services will be held at Greater Ebenezer Cathedral of Praise 2645 Fairwood Ave, Columbus, OH 43207. The viewing will take place at 9:30am and the Service will begin at 10:30am. Interment, Evergreen Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES, 4019 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, Ohio, 43227, Marcia T. Smoot, Funeral Director, 614-444-1463, www.smootfuneral.com