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Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home

109 Broad Street, Martinsville, VA

OBITUARY

Melvin Leroy Cokerham

July 31, 1939February 7, 2020
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Melvin L. Cokerham, 80, of Axton, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem, NC. He was born in Chicago, July 31, 1939 to the late Paul and Margaret Gardner Cokerham.

He is survived by his wife, Kay P. Cokerham; a step-son, Kelly R. Hailey (Karen), step-daughter, Leslie H. Seaman (Jim); sister, Paula Wilson; brother, Gary Cokerham (Marilyn); Grandchildren, Grant Seaman, Emma and Logan Hailey, niece, Deloma Lusk, nephew, Farrell Bloss.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Chatham Heights Baptist Church with Dr. Michael Hatfield officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Chatham Heights Baptist Church, 1235 Chatham Heights Rd., Martinsville, VA 24112.

Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville. To express condolences online, please visit www.collinsmckeestonemartinsville.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Kay P. Cokerham, Wife
  • Kelly R. Hailey (Karen), Step-Son
  • Leslie H. Seaman (Jim), Step Daughter
  • Paula Wilson, Sister
  • Gery Cokerham (Marilyn), Brother
  • Grant Seaman, Emma and Logan Hailey, Grandchildren
  • Deloma Lusk, Niece
  • Farrell Bloss, Nephew
  • DONATIONS

  • Chatham Heights Baptist Church

Services

  • Receiving of Friends at Chatham Heights Baptist Church Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Memorial Service at Chatham Heights Baptist Church Saturday, February 15, 2020

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Glenda Hall

February 13, 2020

So sorry for your loss, . You and your family will be in my thoughts prayers.

Pat & Woody McCain

February 12, 2020

So very sorry for your loss - Mel made the world a better place. Holding you all close.

Woody & Pat McCain

Martha Thornton Smith

February 12, 2020

I was so sorry to hear about Mel’s passing. He was always smiling every time I saw him. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

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