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Teresa Jo Cooksey

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Teresa Jo Cooksey, 48, Brazil, died unexpectedly Feb. 1, 2008, at 6:33 a.m., in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital.

She was born May 7, 1959, in Clay County, the daughter of Roy Thomas Rogers and Marjorie Love Rogers.

She attended Brazil High School before falling in love with her sweetheart, Michael Cookey Sr. He survives.

Teresa worked as a CAN and QMA at several nursing homes in Brazil and in Terre Haute.

She mainly worked at Clay Health Center. She last worked at Harborside Healthcare Facility and had to retire due to a back injury.

She enjoyed taking family pictures and spending time with her grandchildren, who called her "Nana."

She was a member of the Rock Run Church and just this past Sunday, she had dedicated herself to her Lord and Savior.

Survivors include her parents, Roy and Marjorie Rogers, her husband Mike Cooksey Sr., her sons, Michael Cooksey Jr. and wife Denise (who are expecting in June), Knightsville, Scott Alan Cooksey and wife Valerie, Terre Haute, and Christopher Cooksey, Brazil, six grandchildren, Renee Bean, Tiara Ann Cooksey, Alyssa Brown, Timmy Carter, Michael Kirton II, and Kaden Dale Cooksey and his mother Marissa Raridin, one brother Tommy Rogers, one sister Janet Taylor, both of Brazil, mother-in-law and father-in-law George and Myrtle Cooksey, Carbon, three sister-in-laws, Marcia Holmes, Debbie Olinger and Lori Bault, two brother-in-laws, Rick Cooksey and Tim Cooksey, several nieces and nephews and other extended family.

Services will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at French Funeral Home, with Pastor Fred Bault officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery.

Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to services.

The family respectfully requests that donations be made to the funeral home to assist with the expenses. As many of you know, Teresa and Mike have had hard times, but their family and friends want to honor Teresa with a loving tribute.

Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Post a heart of condolence at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.