Katheryn Cooksley(1948 - 2013)

Katheryn Cooksley, nee Stone, 64, Wright City, passed away with her loving family by her side Thursday, July 18, 2013, at her home.

Katheryn was born to James Stone and wife Margret, nee Mikus, Sept. 16, 1948, in Manchester, Ill.

She was united in marriage to Richard C. Cooksley Sept. 14, 1996. They celebrated 16 years of marriage.

Katheryn was a floral designer and loved doing all kinds of crafts, including calligraphy. She served her country in the U.S. Air Force. Katheryn loved playing fetch with her beloved dog Sasha. She enjoyed playing cards and reading. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren, who she adored.

She is survived by her loving husband, Richard; six children, Jim, Melinda, Greg, Marie, Richy and Jesse; nine grandchildren; one brother; one sister; many other relatives and friends.

Katheryn was preceded in death by her parents; one sister; and one brother.

All services for Katheryn are private.

In lieu of flowers, Katheryn requested that memorials be given to The Child Center, Wentzville, Mo., in care of Martin Funeral Home, 510 E. Main St., Warrenton, MO 63383.

The family of Katheryn Cooksley trusts Martin Funeral Home with her care, www.martinfuneral.net.

Funeral Home

Lichtenberg-Martin Funeral Home - Marthasville
16137 S. Hwy. 47  Marthasville, MO 63357
(636) 433-2827

Published in The Missourian on July 25, 2013