September 18, 2016
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Linda Gordy Cooksey
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Linda Gordy Cooksey, age 74, entered into rest September 18, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Margaret Johnson Gordy and R.C. "Bill" Gordy.

Linda was born in Tallahassee and was a graduate of Leon High School. She attended Florida State University and Lively Tech. Linda retired from the City of Tallahassee. She enjoyed her art classes at the Senior Center where she made many great friends including Ann Ciotti, Gail Saxon, Karol Selvaggio, Mary Transou and many others.

Linda was also proceeded in death by her sister, Karen Gordy Gerrell; grandparents Mae Hunt Johnson and James "Ed" Johnson. Survivors include her husband, Terry Cooksey; in Linda's words she said "I was married to the love of my life, Terry Cooksey for 52 years and dated him for two years. We had a great life together. We shared all of the good and bad of life and were stronger from them. Linda is also survived by three children, Robert Lang Cooksey, Carl Travis Cooksey (Heather), Helen Cooksey Arrington; grandchildren Wyatt D. Arrington, Logan A. Arrington; step-grandchildren Tyler, Braxton and Sydney; aunt Doris Maige; her dear sweet friend Jen Singleton; numerous cousins -  ... more

Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Sept. 20, 2016