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Mildred Cooksey, 84, of Westwood, widow of Ora Cooksey, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Woodland Oaks Health Care Center.
She was born Feb. 11, 1933, in Lawrence County, a daughter of the late John andEthel Deboard Lawson.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mildred was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremy Cooksey, in 2003.
She was a member of 13th Street Freewill Baptist Church and formerly operated Mildred's Beauty Shop.
Mildred is survived by two sons, Don Cooksey and wife Debbie of Westwood and Lucian Dean Cooksey and wife Linda of Frankfort; a sister, Grace Marie Allen of Columbus, Ohio; three grandchildren, Josh Cooksey, Jessica Cooksey Lozano and Chris Cooksey; and three great-grandchildren, Tanner and Bailey Winfield and Robert Cooksey. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Preston Family Funeral Home by Pastor Chuck Ferguson. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 28, 2017
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