Mrs. Gladys Lawson Foulk Turbyfill Cooke, age 79, of Jonesborough, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 27, 2011, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mrs. Cooke was a native of Sullivan County. She was the daughter of the late George Lawson and Anna Hawk Lawson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her second husband, John Turbyfill; one brother, George Lawson Jr.; one sister, Vestal Caffarelli; one son, Dwayne Foulk.
Mrs. Cooke was an LPN at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a member of the Grace Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include: her husband of seven years, James Cooke; two daughters, Patricia M. Andrews and her husband, John, and Tammy Price and her husband, Chuck; one brother, H.B. Lawson and his wife, Frances; three sisters, Elizabeth Dunn, Doris Jean Herman and Lois Wiseman and her husband, John; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Mrs. Gladys Cooke will be conducted at 2 PM Friday, September 30, 2011, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Rev. Curtis Hurt will officiate.
The graveside committal service will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 PM Friday prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tn. 38105.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the Cooke family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Cooke family. (423) 282-1521