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Lila Dot (Cooksey) Delk

1931

Obituary

Mrs. Lila Dot (Cooksey) Delk of Somerset, formerly of Albany, Kentucky, passed away in December 2020 at The Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky having attained the age of 89 years, 11 months and 7 days. She was born in Albany, Kentucky on Thursday, January 1, 1931 the daughter of James Ethridge and Blanche Lee (Sawyers) Cooksey. She was of the Methodist faith, a member of the Albany First United Methodist Church, and a member of the Red Hat Club. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Delk whom she wed on Friday, July 22, 1949, & son-in-law, Robert McCollough. She was joined in death by her daughter Laura Alice (Delk) Groce on January 14, 2021. She is survived by her children, Nancy McCollough of Gainesville, Florida, Jim (& Debbie) Delk of Albany, Kentucky, son-in-law, Phillip Groce of Albany, Kentucky, grandchildren, Jennifer (& Justin) Moore, Erin Michelle (& John) Sellers, Sarah (& Mark) Neal, Shelby Delk,  Ethridge Delk, great-grandchildren, Alex Neal, Lucas Brown, Lila Sellers, Daniel Sellers. In Lieu of flowers the family would appreciate contributions to the Peolia Cemetery in her memory.

The funeral service will be private. Burial in the Peolia Cemetery. Campbell-New Funeral Home of Albany, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of arrangements.

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