Mr. Cooke was born April 7, 1922 in Nash county, NC the son of the late Willie Otis Cooke and Lincey Griffin Cooke. He was also predeceased by his son, George Anthony “Tony” Cooke.
Mr. Cooke was a veteran of the US Army and served his country proudly during World War II. He was a retired farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Hunter Cooke and his daughter, Sarah Denise Cooke.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Turkey Branch Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 1:00 PM prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Turkey Branch Baptist Church, 7373 Ringwood RD, Enfield, NC 27823.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.haroldmasseyfuneralhome.com