Kathryn Joyce Cookson, 82

Born Friday, December 24, 1937

Died Friday, May 22, 2020

Kathryn Joyce Cookson, 82, a lifelong resident of Fort Gibson, was born December 24,1937 in Fort Gibson to Ira and Pearl Cordell and peacefully passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at her home with her loving family by her side.
Mrs. Cookson received her formal education at Fort Gibson schools. She married Bobby Cookson on March 26, 1982 in Stigler, OK and they made their home in Fort Gibson. Kathryn had the most important occupation as a homemaker to her husband, children and grandchildren. Her passion in life was her family. Kathryn collected children and beautiful pieces of jewelry. She was well versed at crafting and loved going on rides with her husband.
Kathryn is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Sherry Leigh Livingston; brothers, Don Cordell, Buddy Cordell, and Jackie Cordell; and a sister, Billie White.
She is lovingly survived by her husband, Bobby of the home; her daughters, Darlene Aldridge and husband Jeff of Alton, IL; Robyn Boswell and husband Ronnie of Muskogee, OK; Amanda Probst of Chillicothe, TX; her sons, James Earl Harmon, Jr. of Springdale, AR; Steven Harmon and wife Shelly of Fort Gibson, OK; Donald Harmon and wife Sherri of Fort Gibson, OK; Patrick Harmon and wife Edie of Fort Gibson, OK; and James Cookson and wife Amy of Claremore, OK; her furbabies, Bandit and Blondie; her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and many friends.
A private family service will be held May 27, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Committal prayers and interment will be in Citizens Cemetery with James Harmon, Jr; Steven Harmon, Sr; Patrick Harmon; Steven Harmon, Jr; Cole Schaive; Jeremy Harmon; Ethan Ratterree; and Jakob Livingston serving as casket bearers.
The family of Kathryn Joyce Cookson has entrusted her care, service and burial to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home in Fort Gibson.
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