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Marshall Edward Cooksey

January 24, 1939 — October 10, 2023

 

Marshall Edward Cooksey was born January 24, 1939, to the late Velmore Cooksey and Laura Turner Cooksey. He entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

He was preceded in death by his Beloved wife of 56 years, Emma Jean Cooksey, his grandson, Marcellous J. Cooksey, his parents, brothers, Robert and Eddie Cooksey, sisters, Willie M. Ramey and Sheila Green.

He leaves to cherish his memory, daughters Tangia (Jimmie) Bryant Jr., Marcia Cooksey, Andrea (Harold) Cannon, grandchildren, Troy A. Cooksey, Talesa R. Utley, and Amari L. Cooksey, great granddaughters, Lakira and Takira Gooch, siblings, Velma Odem, Earl (Margie) Cooksey, Janet (Eddie) Kizer, John (Kris) Cooksey, and Loretta Bradford, sisters-in-law, Rosetta Barbour, Esta McClain, brothers-in-law, Dr. Ronald (Milca) Barbour, Eddie Ramey, Lloyd Green, devoted nieces, Perrion (Colette) Barbour, nephew Baron Ramey, family friend (Son), Lamont Bowers, and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Marshall was educated in Houston County Public Schools and later graduated from Burt School in Clarksville, Tennessee. He confessed his life to Christ at an early age and was a long-time member of First Baptist South Inglewood, where he served on the Trustee Board. In his early years he worked for Boatland and then onto Robert Orr Sysco. Where he retired. He served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Haynes Manor Neighborhood Association, a member of the American Legion Post 226, Erin, Tennessee. He played softball for many years and was an avid bowler.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, October 19, 2023

12:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Terrell Broady Funeral Home, Inc.

3855 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN 37218

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Visitation

Friday, October 20, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church South Inglewood

1515 Ann St., Nashville, TN 37216

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 20, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church South Inglewood

1515 Ann St., Nashville, TN 37216

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Interment

Friday, October 20, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

McCrory Lane, Nashville, TN 37221

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