LOUISBURG - Wilma Jean “Jeannie” Mooney, 74, of 116 N. Creek Drive, Louisburg, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2007 at Louisburg Nursing Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home in Wake Forest.

She was born in Tulsa, Okla., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wills, and was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Mooney, and a brother, John Wills. Mrs. Mooney was a native American Creek Indian which originated in Halifax, N.C. She was a retired law enforcement officer in Sacramento, Calif., where she was one of the first female officers in the state.

She is survived by a daughter, Alane Harkin of Lolo, Mont.; a son, Darrell H. Johnson III of Louisburg; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Friends may contact the son, Darrell Johnson, at (919) 426-9345.