|Birth: ||1912, USA|
Dorothy was the daughter of Samuel Miller and Amanda Adams.
She married Lester Bryan Cookman, son of Minter Bailey Cookman, Jr and Sarah Jane Meade. Their sons were Samuel and Claude Cookman.
Dorothy Miller Templeman Cookman died Monday at Beverly Healthcare Center in Bloomington, where she had resided since November 2002. She was 92. She was born April 22, 1912 in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Samuel and Amanda Adams Miller. After her father, a railroad engineer, was killed in an accident when she was three, she returned to her mother's hometown of Richmond, Kentucky. She was raised there by her mother and step father, Claude Templeman. In 1938, she married Lester B. Cookman of Anderon. She resided at the Cookman family home on West 10th Street until after her husband's death in 1974, then lived for many years at Fairington Apartments. She also resided for a time at Cambridge Square Apartments in Bloomington. She worked for several years in the 1950s as a blueprint operator in Delco Remy's Plant One. During the 1970s and 1980s, she was a governess to children of two Anderson families. She was a member of the First Evangelical United Brethren Church, where she taught Sunday School to kindergarten-age children for more than 25 years and was a counselor to the Youth Fellowship. At the time of her death, she was a member of the New Horizons United Methodist Church of Anderson, but worshipped at the University Baptist Church in Bloomington. She was active in the Anderson chapters of several Masonic lodges and auxiliaries including the White Shrine, Eastern Star and the Social Order of the Beauceant; she served as president and chaplain of the latter organization. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a son, Samuel. She is survived by a son, Claude Cookman of Bloomington; daughters-in-law, Joyce McMahan Cookman of Bloomington and Peggy Cookman of Rensselaer; grandsons, Colin and Alex Cookman, Steve and Mike Fisher; numerous nieces and nephews, and five great grandchildren. The service will be at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel; 200 W. 53rd Street; Anderson at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 22, 2004. Calling hours will be from 6:30-9:00 PM, Friday, May 21, 2004 at the funeral home, south chapel. Burial will take place in East Maplewood Cemeery in Anderson. - Obituary courtesy of Eric Cookman
Lester Bryan Cookman (1897 - 1974)
Plot: East Maplewood Cemetery - section 25
Created by: Cheryle Latour
Record added: Aug 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28835760