Obituary

WILLA DEAN COOPER DAGLEY

Willa Dean Cooper Dagley, 93, died Jan. 15, 2021, at Courtyards Senior Living in Oak Ridge. Willa Dean was born in Morgan County to Ruben Claude and Bedie Mary Wilson Cooper. On New Year’s Eve, 1947, she married the love of her life, Carvel Lonas Dagley. She was a longtime member of Black Oak Baptist Church in Clinton. She was a beloved mother and Grandmommy to her grand-kids and great-grand-kids. Along with her parents and husband Carvel, Willa Dean was preceded in death by: Daughter, Diane Long; father and mother-in-law, Everette and Pearl Dagley; sisters, Jo Carter, Ann Rainey, and Claudia Jansen; brothers-in-law, Leonard Rainey, Wade Seiber, Dick Baldwin, and D.L. Dagley; sisters-in-law, Louise Dagley and Mary (Patsy) Wilson. She is survived by: Children, Robert (Charlotte) Dagley, Gail (Kenny) Cook, and Lisa (Denny) Kirkland; son-in-law, Steve Long; grandchildren, Meagan Canipe, Logan (Lisa) Dagley, Stacy Long, Bethany Long, Alicia (Joe) Shelton, Kevin (Shannon) Cook, Nic (Adele) Kirkland, Trisha (Tommy) Riley, and Casey Swain (T.J. Daugherty); great-grandchildren, Jack, Luke, Sam and Charlotte Dagley, Cole and Emma Canipe, Amber and Josiah Shelton, Keaton and Kennedy Cook, Ziva Kirkland and Layla Daugherty. She is also survived by: Sister, Rema Seiber; brothers-in-law, Tom Dagley, Bob Carter and Dave Jansen; and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at The Courtyards for all their loving care. You may call at your convenience from noon – 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at Black Oak Baptist Church Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, with Logan Dagley officiating. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com