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Celebrating the life of....Genie Elizabeth Cockrane Staton


Family Gathering: 1009 Unity Street, Thomasville, NC 27360

Public Visitation: Monday, June 1, 2020 11:00 - 12:30 pm

Funeral Service: Monday, June 1, 2020 1:00 pm

S. E. Thomas Funeral and Cremation Services 110 Highland Avenue

Thomasville, NC 27360

Her Journey

Life’s journey for Genie Elizabeth Cockrane Staton began on July 5, 1954 in Thomasville, North Carolina. She was born to the late Ned Cockrane, Sr. and Rose McBride. Life’s journey for Genie came to a quiet and peaceful close on May 22, 2020.

She attended the public schools of Davidson County and was a member of Union Baptist Church.

Family and friends will remember Genie as full of life. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. She was well-known and outgoing, her personality would drawn to her and you became a friend for life. Genie loved helping people and always gave her best. She was employed as a Certified Nursing Assistance providing assistance throughout the Triad area.

In addition to her parents, Genie was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Ann Davis and brother, Ned Cockrane, Jr.

Survivors are her four sisters, Rose (Aldine) Harper of Thomasville, NC, Marie (Thomas) Bethea of Tyro, NC, Barbara (Larry) Young of Midway, NC and Mary Margaret Pegues of Winston-Salem, NC; two brothers, Reco Cockrane of Thomasville and Anthony Cockrane of Winston—Salem, NC, a special friend, Stanley Roger and a host of special nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends.