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Chloe May Cooley Alexander
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Birth: May 1, 1892
Lucerne
Putnam County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1951
Missouri, USA

The following obituaries were transcribed and contributed by J. G. Italiano.
Mrs. Chloe M. Alexander
Housemother at Chillicothe Business College Was 59

Mrs. Chloe M. Alexander, 59 years old, housemother at Minerva Business College, Chillicothe, Mo., died yesterday at the Research Hospital. She had been ill since Easter Sunday.

She also was choir director for the Chillicothe Methodist church and active in the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Eastern Star. She was born in Lucerne, Mo.

She leaves a sister, Mrs. Ora C. Shelton, 4135 College Avenue, and two brothers, Claude Cooley, Seymour, Ia., and McCabe Cooley, Oakland, Calif.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday at the Norman chapel in Chillicothe.
Mrs. Chloe Alexander dies at Kansas City
She Was Matron of C.B.C.'s Minerva Hall

Constitution-Tribune, April 30, 1951

Mrs. Chloe Alexander, 58, matron at Minerva hall at the Choillicothe Business School, died at 1:30 0'clock Saturday afternoon at the Research Hospital in Kansas City.

Mrs. Alexander had been ill about six weeks. Five weeks ago she was taken to Kansas City to the home of her sister, Mrs. Ora C. Shelton, 4135 College Avenue, and a week ago she entered the hospital.

Funeral Services were conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the chapel of the Norman Funeral Home, with the Rev. Perry P. Taylor, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating. Mrs. Joseph J. Shy, Mrs. Kaskay, Mrs. Maxine Pickett and Miss Martha Taylor sang "City Four Square" and "Oh Love That Will Not Let Me Go" as the funeral music. Mrs. Robert Austin was organist. Pallbearers were Harve Howell, Buster Lowry, L.A. Fanning, Walter Goins, Farlow Hoyt and Atty. Joseph J. Shy.

Burial was in the Edgewood cemetery.

Mrs. Alexander was the wife of the late Charles W. Alexander, who was connected with the Barnes Chevrolet Company a number of years. He died May 19, 1944.

She was born May 1, 1892, at Lucerne Mo., daughter of Joseph W. and Ara D. (Johnson) Cooley. She was a member of the First Methodist Church, where she was choir director. She was past matron of Lodge 113, Order of Eastern Star, and was affiliated matron of Lodge 345, Westport, Kansas City, was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Chillicothe auxiliary to the American Legion.

Mrs. Alexander is survived by two brothers, Claude Cooley, Seymour, Ia., and McCabe Cooley, Oakland, Calif., and by the sister, Mrs. Shelton. A brother, William A. Cooley, preceded her in death.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph William Cooley (1867 - 1947)
  Araminta D. Johnson Cooley (1863 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Willis Alexander (1888 - 1944)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Claude Cooley (1890 - 1969)*
  Chloe May Cooley Alexander (1892 - 1951)
  William Allison Cooley (1898 - 1918)*
  McCabe Cooley (1899 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edgewood Cemetery
Chillicothe
Livingston County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 2 Lot 13
 
Maintained by: Michael Cooley
Originally Created by: G Trent Gann
Record added: Feb 04, 2011
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Chloe May <i>Cooley</i> Alexander
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