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Lillie Bell Cooksey Blakey
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1935
Bonham
Fannin County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 2007
Texas, USA

Lillie graduated from Gober High School and married Tom Blakey August 9, 1954. They celebrated their 50th anniversary in Hawaii with their children and grandchildren. Lillie and Tom lived for many yeare in the Dallas area where she raised her sons and supported her husband in his career with Texas Power and Light. Lillie volunteered in many capacities, including counseling with alcoholic women, delivering pies and taking nursing home residents shopping, and as a volunteer at Richardson Medical Center. She attented Waterview Church of Christ and taught Bible classes for children for more than 20 years. Lillie and Tom retired to their ranch near Iredell, Texas where she attended Iredell Church of Christ. She delivered Meals on Wheels, even while she was fighting her own illness, and was a member of the Hico Red Hat Club. 
 
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 Parents:
  Claude Everett Cooksey (1900 - 1979)
  Ester Ann Carter Cooksey (1899 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Eldon Blakey (1932 - 2011)
 
 Siblings:
  William Franklin Cooksey (1922 - 1922)*
  James Edward Cooksey (1924 - 2008)*
  Callie Mae Cooksey Graham (1927 - 1984)*
  Roy L. Cooksey (1929 - 1989)*
  Lillie Bell Cooksey Blakey (1935 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunnyside Cemetery
Savoy
Fannin County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Curtis Conkle
Originally Created by: Don Rubarts
Record added: May 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52381062
Lillie Bell <i>Cooksey</i> Blakey
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Lillie Bell <i>Cooksey</i> Blakey
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Lillie Bell <i>Cooksey</i> Blakey
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