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James  Cooksey

James C. "Jimmy" Cooksey

Thursday, August 12th, 1943 - Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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Mr. James C. “Jimmy” Cooksey age 77, passed away Thursday November 19, 2020 at UMMC in Jackson, MS. A visitation will be held at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS on Sunday November 22, 2020 from 2:30PM until 5:00PM. A second visitation will be held at Salem Baptist Church in Lake, MS on Monday November 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM with a funeral service to follow at 12:00PM. Burial will be at Salem Baptist Cemetery. Rev. Larry Duncan will officiate.

Mr. Cooksey was a lifelong resident of the Good Hope community in Scott, County, MS. He was a member of Pine Ridge Baptist Church in Lawrence, MS. Mr. Cooksey loved his farming and trucking.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Dorothy Cooksey; five sisters, Dorothy Bounds, Doris Thompson, Louvenia Pearson, Clydene Bolton, Daisy McDonald; two brothers, Walter Cooksey and Billy Cooksey.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dianne Cooksey of Lake, MS; six daughters, Wanda Dean of Lake, MS, Wynette Cole of Philadelphia, MS, Wendy Cooksey of Lake, MS, Wilma Davis of Vincent, AL, Wynona Basinger of Lake, MS, Wileen Gray of Springfield, VA; three sons, Wayne Cooksey of Lake, MS, Wally Cooksey of Theodore, AL, Wade Cooksey of Lake, MS; two sisters, Gail Tarver of Florence, MS, Pam Collins of Newton, MS; brother, Ottis Cooksey of Lake, MS; eighteen grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Donovan Cooksey, Jessie Barrett, Justin Barrett, Matt Ferguson, Josh Bradley and Jason Bradley. Honorary pallbearers are Franklin Johnson, Ryan Moore, Dusty Davis and Eli Gray.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 | 2:30pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 2:30pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Wolf Funeral Services
    Address
    136 Front Street
    LAKE, MS 39092
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, November 23rd, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 23rd, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Salem Baptist Church
    Address
    2296 Salem Road
    LAKE, MS 39092
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  • Service

    Monday, November 23rd, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 23rd, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Salem Baptist Church
    Address
    2296 Salem Road
    LAKE, MS 39092
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  • Interment

    Location
    Salem Baptist Cemetery
    Address
    Salem Rd
    LAKE, MS 39092
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I am so sorry for your loss. I will definitely always remember Uncle Jimmy and his laugh and BIG smile.
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Jo Ann Von Tungeln

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Dianne and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Jimmy was larger than life character and I am grateful to have known him. Love to all, Jo Ann.
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