Willadene Fulkerson of Bloomfield, daughter of the late George and Beryl Asbell Cook, was born near Bloomfield, Missouri on November 3, 1917, passed away at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau on December 21, 2018, at the age of 101 years, 1 month and 18 days.
Willadene had lived in the St. Louis and Bloomfield areas all her life. She had worked as an LPN, was a member of the Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church and had been a member of the Easter Star in Bloomfield.
On March 9, 1938, she was married to Ralph Harold Fulkerson in Bloomfield. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1980.
Surviving are one daughter, Hilda VanNatta of St. Charles, Missouri; two sons and wives, Jim & Paula Fulkerson of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Ray & Sondra Fulkerson of Cape Girardeau; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; one brother, Cloyd Cook of Poplar Bluff; and one sister, Mary Lois Hamann of St. Charles, Missouri. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one brother, J. T. Cook; two sisters, Margaret Stafford and Leauna Link.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 after 11:30 a.m., until time of services at 1:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Chaplain Elijah Allen of Marble Hill officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery in Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Charity of your choice.