Enfield, NC – Mr. George Washington Cooke age 94, of Enfield, NC passed awayThursday, January 12, 2017.
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
Turkey Branch Baptist Church
Thursday January 14th, 2016
7105 Ringwood Rd
Enfield, NC 27823
Special Instructions: Family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 PM prior to servicesText me the address
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Gina and Lela Strickland lit a candle on Jan 15 2017 01:51:35 PM
Always a pleasure to take care of Mr.George and never knowing what he was going to say or request next!To Mrs.Sarah, May the Lord bless and comfort you and your family.
Margaret Futrell, Former Nurse at Hunter Hill Rehab
Submitted by Margaret Futrell on Jan 14 2017 10:46:22 PM
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Margaret Futrell lit a candle on Jan 14 2017 10:36:10 PM
I just saw this. I was not aware of his passing. You are now reunited with your brother and sisters. Renee Lovell-Florence Jones daughter
Submitted by renee lovell on Jan 14 2017 04:26:45 PM
George and Sarah, you were great friends with Dwight and Helen Hardee and to all in that neigborhood..They all loved you.You were from the "Greatest Generation"and I salute you...Fred and Nancy Hardee
Submitted by James F (fred) Hardee on Jan 14 2017 04:25:31 PM
RIP Mr. George. You were a great man and it has been years since we have seen you. God bless Ms. Sarah and give her all the strength to continue throughout her life without you....
Submitted by Glenn and Margaret Taylor, Beaufort NC on Jan 13 2017 12:03:18 PM
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RIP Uncle George. I have memories from when I was a young child and miss the good old life there. I am Christian Cooke, Grandson of Ivey Willis Cooke Sr.
Submitted by Christian Cooke on Jan 13 2017 07:24:08 AM
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