MACON — Ronnie Cockrell, 50, died Feb. 3, 2019, at her residence. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Carmel M.B. Church with the Rev. Jack Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Community Cemetery. Visitation is from 1-5 p.m. Friday at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Ms. Cockrell was born Feb. 24, 1968, in Noxubee County, to the late Willie James Sanders and Lillie Bell Cockrell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Cockrell; and sister, Pauline Halbert-Grissom. She is survived by her sisters, Joann Cockrell Brandon, Mary J. Cockrell and Linda C. Cockrell, all of Macon; and brother, Rufus Cockrell of Macon.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 15, 2019
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