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Mary Robertson Cooksey

February 26, 1936 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 84)


Mary Catherine Robertson Cooksey, age 84, died Monday, October 12, 2020, at Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills.

She was the daughter of the late William Robertson and the late Helen Louise Bates Robertson. Mary was a native of McDowell County and a member of Pilgrims Way Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one daughter, Debbie Melton, one son, Jerry McAbee, and two sisters, Gladys McCurry and Wilma Ollis.

Mary is survived by:

Two Daughters: 
Sharon Melton and husband Michael
Jackie Lail 

Four Sisters:
Dorothy Robertson, Jean Carpenter and husband Lee, Brenda Greer and husband Everette, and Dianne Robertson. 

Seven Grandchildren
Eight Great-Grandchildren

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at McMahan's Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 with Reverend Wayne Stafford officiating. An online guest register is available at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements. 

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October 20, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
McMahan's Funeral Home
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139

Funeral Service
October 20, 2020

11:00 AM
McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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