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Tincy Cookson

Friday, November 1, 2002

Tincy Cookson, the daughter of the late Lee and Gennie Oller Harris, was born in White Oak, Ark., on Dec. 11, 1917, and died at the Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico on Oct. 31, 2002, at the age of 84. Mrs. Cookson had lived in Puxico all her life. She was a retired cook and had worked at Doris and Sonny Jones' Restaurant and the Puxico Nutrition Center. On April 22, 1933, she was married to Everett Cookson, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 1978. Surviving are one daughter, Marvell Wheetley of Puxico; two sons, Billy Cookson of Puxico and Lyman Cookson of St. Clair; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one sister, Elsie Burge of Puxico. She was preceded in death by one brother, Ancel Harris; and three sisters, Demetrial Harris, Opal Harris, and Louise Snider. Visitation will be held after 6:00 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Puxico with the Rev. Wiley McGhee of Puxico officiating. Interment will follow in the Puxico Cemetery in Puxico with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.

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