Estelle Cossey, 89, of North Crossett, died on August 9, 2019.
She was a native of Parkdale, a resident of Parkdale for most of her life and a resident of North Crossett for the past 19 years.
Mrs. Cossey was the first female postmaster in Parkdale and worked for the United States Postal Service for 30 years. She was a member of the Parkdale Baptist Church and attended the North Crossett First Baptist Church. She loved being with her family, never met a stranger, and loved to cook; she would have fed all of Ashley County if given the opportunity.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Eugene Cossey in 1999; her parents, Neal Floyd and Anna Lee Langley Vines; two sisters, Eddie Vail and Christine Worthy; three brothers, Roosevelt Vines, Doyle Vines and Harold Vines; and her son-in-law, Johnny Sammons.
She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Cossey Sammons of Crossett; a granddaughter, Cynthia Polk and husband, Denny, of Crossett; three great-granddaughters, Hailey Pepper and husband, Matt, of Crossett, Brittney Nightingale and fiance, Ryan FitzGibbon, of Fort Worth, Texas and Maegan Polk of Clarksville, Tennessee; a great-grandson, Colby Ward of New Edinburg and three great-great-grandsons, Hayden Ward, Gauge Pepper and Kayson Wright.
Visitation will be Monday, August 12 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Monday at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 13, at the funeral home with Bro. Denny Polk and Bro. Robin Allen officiating. Burial will be in the Parkdale Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Elbert Ray Cossey, Norman Cossey, Matt Pepper, Jim Pollock, James Kellebrew and Colby Ward.