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Homer Gilbert Cooksey, 83

New Albany MS Obituary 2018

Homer Gilbert Cooksey

June 23, 1934 – March 2, 2018


Homer Gilbert Cooksey, 83, died Friday, March 2, at Sanctuary Hospice House. He was born June 23,1934, in Webster County to William and Irene Stanley Cooksey. He was a member of Cherry Creek Baptist Church and was retired from Mohasco where he was a supervisor in the woodworking division.

He is survived by his wife: Carolyn Coleman Cooksey; 3 sons: Gene Cooksey (Nan) of Ingomar, Harold Cooksey (Debbie) of Cherry Creek, and Jackie Cooksey (Annette) of Corinth; 2 step-daughters: Cindy Heavener (Michael) of Blue Mountain and Tracy Yates(Gary) of New Albany; 4 sisters: Bertine Fowler of Eupora, Sybil Stone (Mike) of Fulton, Ilene White (Charles) of Eupora, and Carolyn Sisk of Mathiston; 2 brothers: Robert Cooksey (Phyliss) and Jerry Cooksey (Rhonda), both of Eupora; 14 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 sister: Martha Jane Cooksey; and 2 brothers: Charles Cooksey and Woodrow Cooksey.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Cooksey, Caleb Ball, Lane Mitchell, Brian Cooksey, James Smith, Ricky Hester, Jonathan Cooksey, and Gordon Brewer.


MAR 3. 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM

United Funeral Service, Inc.

700 Highway 15 South

New Albany, MS, US, 38652


MAR 4. 02:00 PM

United Funeral Service, Inc.

700 Highway 15 South

New Albany, MS, US, 38652!/Obituary

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