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Maye Ruth Lyons Cooksey
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1898
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1992
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA

Died at Culver Union Hospital.

Daughter of Joshua Solomon "Sol" and Permelia Ann Atkinson Lyons.
Married William Lewis Cooksey. They divorced.
Survivors include son Winfred Taylor Cooksey; daughters Anna Loureide Kinslow, Nina Edith Kinslow, and Margaret Cooksey; 19 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and 26 great-great-grandchildren; 2 nieces and a nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son William Leroyce Cooksey and daughter Angie Lyons Paugh; 5 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and sister Frankie Ellen Oliver.

She was born and raised in Barren Co. Ky.
She moved to Indiana in 1942, and had lived in Crawfordsville with her daughter Margaret since 1957.
She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Services 2pm Friday December 4 at Hunt & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Gerald Painter officiating. Calling 4-8pm Thursday.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joshua Solomon Lyons (1854 - 1913)
  Permelia Ann Atkinson Lyons (1872 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  William Lewis Cooksey (1897 - 1982)*
 
 Children:
  Winfred T. Cooksey (1917 - 2003)*
  Anna Loureide Cooksey Kinslow (1918 - 1994)*
  Nina Edith Cooksey Kinslow (1921 - 2007)*
  Angie Lyons Cooksey Paugh (1923 - 1989)*
  William Leroyce Cooksey (1925 - 1991)*
  Margaret Cooksey (1928 - 2010)*
 
 Sibling:
  Maye Ruth Lyons Cooksey (1898 - 1992)
  Franklin Ellen Lyons Oliver (1901 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Grant Avenue Cemetery
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Linda
Originally Created by: Jon Rice
Record added: May 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90644589
Maye Ruth <i>Lyons</i> Cooksey
Added by: Linda
 
Maye Ruth <i>Lyons</i> Cooksey
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Maye Ruth <i>Lyons</i> Cooksey
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 Added: Nov. 1, 2013
 
 
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