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Faye Marie Cooksey

September 16, 1929 - August 4, 2017

Faye Marie Cooksey, 87 of Central Point, Oregon passed away Friday, August 4, 2017.

Faye was born September 16, 1929 in Rock Island, Illinois to Edward and Anna Johannsen. She married George Allen Cooksey August 30, 1952 in Davenport, Iowa. From there, they relocated to Corvallis, Ore., then to Sacramento, California before settling in Medford in 1958.

Faye was an LPN and homemaker who enjoyed walking, traveling, sports, and bingo.

She is survived by her sons, Guy William Cooksey and Michael Allen Cooksey; daughters, Sherri Marie Pike and Gina Lucille Swift; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Allen Cooksey in 2003; a sister, Marsha Johannsen; and four brothers, Vern, Richard, Wayne, and Paul Johannsen.

A funeral service will be held Friday, August 25, 2017 at Conger-Morris Central Point Chapel, 800 S Front St., Central Point, OR., officiated by Rev. Guy W. Cooksey. Burial will be at Eagle Point National Cemetery.

Faye loved life and loved her family and friends, and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her and loved her.

Faye Marie Cooksey