BERNIE - Norma Gene "Cookie" Rickman, 62, died Nov. 3, 2006, at her home.
Born Feb. 20, 1944, at Hohewold, Tenn., daugher of the late Edwin J. and Ethel Baxter Stroup, she was owner and operator of Cookie's Restaurant in Parma and had attended the Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church in Malden.
On Oct. 11, 1961, at Tiptonville, Tenn., she married Cleo Rickman who preceded her in death on June 13, 1981.
Survivors include: two sons, Joe Anthony Baxter of Bernie and Richard Roy Rickman of New Madrid; one stepson, Richard Rickman of the state of Oklahoma; two daughters, Ramona Lynn Stockton of Pollard, Ark., and Sharon Lee Meadows of Campbell; three stepdaughters, Susan Miller of Advance, Betsy Lange of Bloomfield and Charlotte Stafford of Jackson; one brother, Danny R. Stroup of Malden; and 11 grandchildren and three great-
Services were held at 10 a.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie. The Rev. Larry Lacey officiated.
Burial followed in the Hagy Cemetery at Dexter.