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Bernice Cooke, BAKERSVILLE, N.C.

Published August 11th, 2013 8:41 pm

Bernice Hobson Cooke, age 80, of Hwy 261, Bakersville, NC passed away August 11, 2013 at Rose Hill Retirement Community in Marion, NC.
She was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a daughter of the late Fonzer and Nettie Ledford Hobson. She was Co-Owner of Cooke Lumber Company, and a member of Fork Mountain Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include; one daughter, Deborah Cooke Greene, one grandson, Brian Greene and wife Amanda, and one great granddaughter, Peyton Greene, all of Bakersville, NC, two sisters; Laura Cooke and Marie McKinney, and one brother, Howard Hobson, all of Bakersville, NC.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Parnell Cooke, her sisters, Nellie and Mae Hobson, Dora Greene, Pearl Hoilman, Blanche Cain, and Belle Buchanan, her brothers, Frank and Wiley Hobson.
The family will receive friends Monday, August 12, 2013 from 6:00PM until 8:00PM in Henline – Hughes Funeral Home. Interment will be at Fork Mountain Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to; Rose Hill Retirement Community PO Box 69 Marion, NC 28752 or Hospice of Rutherford County 374 Hudlow Rd Forest City, NC 28043,
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Cooke Family.