Services for Ms. Opal Cooksey were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union. Burial was held in the Conehatta Community Cemetery. Rev. Shannon Davis and Rev. Rusty Walton officiated.
Visitation was held 10-11 a.m. prior to service Wednesday at Milling Funeral Home of Union.
Survivors include her daughter, Beth Killingsworth of Brandon; three loving and caring nieces, Martha Clark, Sue Dramer and Peggy Sullivan; and loving and caring nephew, Steve Sullivan. She is also survived by several other nieces and nephews.
Ms. Opal is preceded in death by her husbands, J.B. Killingsworth and Gleason Cooksey; three sisters, Marcell May, Ina Mae Idom and Era Ezell; and four brothers, Thomas Blackburn, Cary Blackburn, Minton Blackburn and Robert Blackburn.
Pallbearers were Steve Sullivan, Shawn Sullivan, Parker Sullivan, Chris Bankston, Chad Morrow and Gary McDill.
Ms. Opal was a lifetime member of the Conehatta Baptist Church. She enjoyed life and was a loving, caring person to so many relatives and friends.