Donnie Cooksey (2-5-11) services 2-8-11



Donnie Cooksey

Donnie T. Cooksey was born Aug. 26, 1949, in McNairy County, the son of C.E. and the late Faye Marie Smith Cooksey.

Mr. Cooksey worked in law enforcement for more than 20 years, having worked for the McNairy County Sheriff Department, Hardin County Sheriff Department and City of Adamsville Police Department. He had been a member of the Fraternal Order of Police since 1977.

Mr. Cooksey departed this life on Saturday, Feb. 5, in Milledgeville, at the age of 61 years, 5 months, 10 days.

He is survived by two sons, Anthony Cooksey of Milledgeville, Jonathan Cooksey and fiancée Candy of Milledgeville; father, C.E. Cooksey of Milledgeville; two grandsons, Jonathan and Jacob Cooksey; a sister, Dale Henley of Jackson, Tenn.; niece, Angela Blankenship of Jackson, Tenn.

Services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 3 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville in Adamsville, Tenn., with Jimmy Kelly officiating. Burial followed in the Milledgeville Cemetery at Milledgeville, Tenn.