Albert 'Bennie' Cooley

1931 - 12 Sep 2000

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Albert 'Bennie' Cooley

1931 - 12 Sep 2000
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The obituary of Albert 'Bennie' Cooley. Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery, Location: Kissimmee, Osceola, Florida, United States. Birth: 1931, Death: 12 Sep 2000.
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Albert 'Bennie' Cooley


Rose Hill Cemetery

1615 Old Boggy Creek Road
Kissimmee, Osceola, Florida
United States


Spouse: Magdalena


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- Albert "Bennie" Cooley, 69, of Hali Ridge Court, Kissimmee, died Tuesday, Sept. 12. Born in Waynesboro, Miss., he moved to the area in 1963. He was a retired tool pusher for an oil drilling company. He was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Magdalena Cooley, Kissimmee; sons, Perry W. Cooley, St. Cloud; David A. Cooley; daughters, Barbara Cooley, both of Houston, Texas; Kimberly J. Cooley and Kathleen Cooley, both of Kissimmee; brother, L.J. Cooley, Tulsa, Okla.; sisters, Virginia Smith, Waynesboro, Miss.; Rubynell Jernigan, Lake Park, Ga.; Lunell Catlett, Donaldson, Ark.; and five grandchildren. A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 18 at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Kissimmee, with Father John M. McCormick officiating. Burial was at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Kissimmee. Conrad and Thompson Funeral Home, Kissimmee, was in charge of arrangements.

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Albert 'Bennie' Cooley was born in 1931
Albert 'Bennie' Cooley was 14 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
Albert 'Bennie' Cooley was 22 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Albert 'Bennie' Cooley was 32 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
Albert 'Bennie' Cooley was 41 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
Albert 'Bennie' Cooley was 58 years old when Cold War: Fall of the Berlin Wall: East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall, allowing its citizens to travel to West Berlin. The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Constructed by the German Democratic Republic, starting on 13 August 1961, the Wall cut off West Berlin from virtually all of surrounding East Germany and East Berlin until government officials opened it in November 1989. Its demolition officially began on 13 June 1990 and finished in 1992. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, accompanied by a wide area that contained anti-vehicle trenches, "fakir beds" and other defenses. The Eastern Bloc portrayed the Wall as protecting its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the "will of the people" in building a socialist state in East Germany.
Albert 'Bennie' Cooley was 60 years old when The World Wide Web is opened to the public. The World Wide Web (WWW), also called the Web, is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet. English scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He wrote the first web browser in 1990 while employed at CERN in Switzerland. The browser was released outside CERN in 1991, first to other research institutions starting in January 1991 and to the general public on the Internet in August 1991.
Albert 'Bennie' Cooley died on 12 Sep 2000 at the age of 69