Bernice Louise (Skidmore) Cooksey
November 15, 1926  -  February 25, 2019

Bernice Louise (Skidmore) Cooksey


Graveside Service
Beeville Memorial Park
Highway 59E
Beeville, TX  78102
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
3:00 p.m.
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Bernice Louise (Skidmore) Cooksey, 92, of Beeville, Texas, passed away Monday, February 25, 2019.

Mrs. Cooksey was born November 15, 1926, in Blakely, Texas, to William Jesse Skidmore and Myrtle April (Hall) Skidmore. She married John Robert Cooksey February 20. 1951, in Commerce, Texas. She earned a bachelor’s degree and taught kindergarten through third grade students. She was a retired school teacher and a Baptist. She loved sewing.

Mrs. Cooksey was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Faye (Skidmore) Robinett and Margaret (Skidmore) Van Deaver; and a son, David Wayne Cooksey.

Survivors include a grandson, James Cooksey (Marissa Hernandez) of Kenedy, Texas; and two sisters, Mary (Skidmore) Crook of Arlington, Texas and Doris (Skidmore) Snell of Tyler, Texas.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, at Beeville Memorial Park with Rev. Homer Hanna officiating.

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