Johnny  Cooke

Johnny Cooke


Dec. 3, 1945 – Feb. 16, 2012

WENDELL – Johnny Dwight Cooke, 66, died Thursday.  He was born in Johnston County.  He worked for Rockwell, GE, and Siemens.  Johnny was a good man who enjoyed tractors, hunting, & his family.  He was preceded in death by his father, John Dwight Cooke.

Funeral service, 3 pm, Sunday, Baptist Tabernacle Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Olivia Baker Cooke of the home, children, John Cooke (Tara) & Lenore Cooke Strickland (Leamon) both of Wendell, mother, Virginia Hunter Cooke of Wendell, brother, Billy Cooke (Charlene) of Wendell, and grandchildren, Taylor & Tristan Cooke and Lanie Grace, & Jake Strickland.

Flowers welcomed or memorials to Baptist Tabernacle Church Family Ministry Center, 1599 NC 231, Wendell, NC 27591.

Visitation 4-6pm,Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

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