Mary Virginia Cookson, 83, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in a local hospital.
She was a native of Mentone, Alabama but had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area. Mrs. Cookson was a member of Unity Baptist Church and was retired from Textile Printing following several years of service.
She was preceded in death by her son, Dennis Wingfield, and husband, Emmett Cookson.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Rita Wingfield; daughters-in-law, Janice Wingfield and Regenia Wingfield; grandchildren, Randy Wingfield, Jeana (Chris) McNabb, Julia (Louie) Hall, Kris (Juanita) Wingfield, Dennis (Sheila) Wingfield, Jr., and Aimee Wingfield; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 14, at 11 a.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Steve Fletcher officiating. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.
To share your expressions of sympathy, visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.
The family will receive friends on Friday, July 13, from 4–8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.