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Frances Mae (Frankie) Cooke

May 29, 1946 ~ April 1, 2019 (age 72)

   Mrs. Frances Mae “Frankie” Cooke was born on May 29, 1946 in Taylor County to the late James and Altha (Despain) Buster. She departed this life on Monday, April 1, 2019 at her home in Campbellsville, being 72 years, 10 months, and 3 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in God and attended the Campbellsville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and loved spending time with her friends and family. She made many cherished hook rug and knitted keepsakes, and always kept a warm and inviting home for her friends and family.

She leaves to cherish her memory:

   Seven children: Shelly Hayden of Campbellsville, Todd Buster of Bardstown, Rhonda Cooke Posey and husband Charlie of Summersville, and Denise McDonald, Michelle Cooke, James Cooke, and Chris Cooke and wife Allison, all of Campbellsville,

   Two brothers: Larry Despain and Paul Caulk, both of Campbellsville,

   Special friends: Clyde Harrison and Lou Bottoms,

   Twenty-two grandchildren,

   Eighteen great-grandchildren,

   And a host of other family and close friends.

   She was also preceded in death by three siblings: Donnie Despain, Barbara Bell, and Brenda Allen.

   There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Cooke on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will follow in the Nelson-Despain Cemetery, Taylor County.

   The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, April 4, from 11:00 AM until time for the service.

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