Karen Cossey

Wednesday, October 29, 2003

Karen Lea Cossey, 43, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at her residence.

Born Nov. 3, 1959, in Lake Charles, La., daughter of Henry Lee and Mavis Heitman Hinton, she was U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Jesus Name Tabernacle of Caruthersville.

On July 5, 1985, in Kingsville, Texas, she married Donald Gene Cossey, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Donny Hinton, of Paris, Texas and Danny Hinton, of Tyler, Texas; her parents, Henry and Mavis Hinton, of Paris; two sisters, Madeline Chance, of Paris and Mildred Ruth Hinton, of Caruthersville; two nieces and one great-niece.

Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Jesus Name Tabernacle in Caruthersville with the Rev. Anthony Stepp officiating.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.