Remembering the Life of Veonca “Cookie” Ebron
Veonca Maria Washington was born august 19, 1957, in Savannah Ga. To (the late)
Inez Ferguson-Washington and Leroy Washington. She was the third of six
children. When Veonca was a toddler, her father nicknamed her cookie; and
“Cookie” was the name that stuck. Cookie grew up in Philadelphia; attended
school at St. Carthage Roman Catholic School and the Philadelphia Public school
system. Cookie was a very energetic and Beautiful young girl who loved glamour
and looking glamourous.
Cookie married on May 23, 1981; from that union, four children were born, Joseph
(Joey), Rena, Katrina, and Jason. Cookie loved her children very much. They were
her lifeline: she loved and spoke often of her grandchildren: Brianna, Jovan, Leila,
Alec, and Dayanni. Cookie was enormously proud of her grandchildren. She loved being
around family and loved Gospel music, especially Yolanda Adams, Cookie was a
very spiritual and believed in God. She read her bible daily and had a strong faith
in God. Cookie was an easy-going person with a pleasant personality, but if she
disagreed with, she made sure you knew it. She had a very stern way of getting her
point across. Cookie was very inquisitive, and when she did not understand what
was said or something she read, she would ask questions until the explanation
made sense to her.
During her illness Cookie never complained although she was in pain. When asked
how she felt, she would say, “I’m Fine”
God reached down to earth taking Cookie to Heaven with Him on April 4, 2020.
She leaves to cherish her memories: Her Father Leroy Washington: four children.
Joey, Rena, Katrina, and Jason; three sisters, Vikki (Jeffery), Kim (Clarence) and
Onranette; two brothers, Gene (Butch) and Little Bobby; four children; Jovan,
Brianna, Lelia and Dayanni; an uncle, aunts, and a host of nieces, nephews,
cousins, and friends.