Ruby Cooksey


Ruby I. Cooksey, 80, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, in Franklin. She was a resident of Franklin.

She was born on October 24, 1936, in Hope, Indiana, to Virgil and Edith (McMillian) Jaggers. She married David A Cooksey on October 1, 1966. They celebrated 50 years of marriage.

Her husband, David, survives, as well as daughter, Vicki (Gary) Reese of Franklin; grandchildren, Nichole (Raymond) Cox of Franklin and Lindsey (Mark) Hampton of Franklin; and great-grandchildren, Alexis, Morgan and Kaden Summers and Blake, Brooke and Braely Hampton, and stepgrandchildren, Kameron and Drucilla Cox.

A graduate of Los Angeles High School in Los Angeles, California, Ruby was employed by Cummins Engine in Columbus, retiring after many years of dedicated service.

She enjoyed spending time with her family.

A private family memorial service will be held.

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