Virginia  Cooke

Virginia Cooke


December 23, 1916 – March 30, 2012

WENDELL – Virginia Hunter Cooke, a true and faithful servant of the Lord went home on Friday.  She was a native of Nash County and daughter to the late Jacob Henry & Bertha Alford Hunter.  She was a loving and caring woman with a seed of joy in her heart for everyone.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Dwight Cooke, son Johnny Cooke, and siblings, Mannon,  J. H., Al, Braxton, Ila, Ava, Ira Henry, & Bertie.

Funeral service, 3 pm, Monday, Baptist Tabernacle Church.  Burial will be in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.

She is survived by her son, Billy Cooke (Charlene), daughter-in-law, Olivia Cooke, grandchildren, John Cooke (Tara), Lenore Cooke Strickland (Leamon), Heather Cooke, and 4 great grandchildren, all of Wendell.

The family wishes to thank the nurses & staff of Capital Nursing & Rehab, especially Dr. Jain & Dianna Burke, for their care and companionship for Mrs. Virginia.

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Baptist Tabernacle Church Building Fund, 1599 NC 231, Wendell, NC 27591.

Visitation 6-8 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

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