Sarah Cooksey motorcycle accident, celebration of life held in honor of Lt. Sarah Cooksey

Sarah Cooksey Death – Obituary : A celebration of life has been held in honor of Lieutenant Sarah Cooksey who was killed in a fatal off-duty motorcycle accident on Sunday, October 3, 2021 in Tallahassee, Florida

The celebration of life was held on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at City Church in in Tallahassee, Florida, with hundreds of people in attendance.

According to Deputy City Manager Cynthia Barber who spoke at the event, “Lieutenant Sarah Cooksey Sarah understood what God had called her to do, and she set out every day until her work was done to do exactly what she was called to do” 

Chief Jerome Gaines also spoke at bout Cooksey’s commitment to community, “I was awestruck by how much energy Sarah gave to her greatest passion Pink Heals and other numerous community causes”.

Debra Fulbright who became friend with Cooksey after being diagnosed with cancer in 2021 said “Sarah did more than just help her through her Pink Heels organization. “She was able to help me with some bills to help me not have to worry about paying my rent or my utilities for a couple of months.”   “If it wasn’t for her, I wouldn’t be here.”

The last call of Cooksey was given by a dispatcher “this is the last and final call for Public Information Officer Lieutenant Sarah Cooksey. You tirelessly served Leon County and the City of Tallahassee for 19 plus years. Your loss will be greatly felt by the community and our department. Rest easy sister.” 

May God continue to grant her soul eternal rest.