Valerie Denise Dockery, the daughter of Martha Simon and the late G.L. Jones and, was born in Dexter on May 24, 1968, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at the age of 40.
Mrs. Dockery had lived in Poplar Bluff most all her life. She was of the Baptist faith. In 1989, she was married to Randy Dockery in New Madrid.
Surviving are her mother, Martha Cook Simon of Parma; three sons, Isaiah, Cameron and Quinton Cook, all of Poplar Bluff; two daughters, Krystal Dockery and Whitney Cook, both of Poplar Bluff; two grandchildren; two brothers, Leroy Cook of Indiana and Elbert Cook of Poplar Bluff; two sisters, Louraine Mallory of Steele and Emma Johnson of Malden. She was preceded in death by her father, G.L. Jones.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter iwth Rev. Moses Grayson of Essex officiating.
Interment will be in the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.