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Ruby Maness Cooke
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1921
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 2003
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA

Ruby Cooke

GOLDSBORO Mrs. Ruby Maness Cooke died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Wayne Memorial Hospital of Goldsboro. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. E.O. Griffin Jr. officiating.

She was residing at The Pines of Goldsboro, and prior to that, she resided at 206 Mourning Dove Lane in Deerwood.

Mrs. Cooke was born on Aug. 21, 1921, to Claudis Ellis Maness and Mamie Victoria Maness in Fayetteville. She was widowed by James Steven Draughon in 1960 and by Harold Smith Cooke on Feb. 21, 1989.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Kerbel Danie Maness, Coolidge Poindexter Maness and Ira Belmont Maness; and sisters, Willie Thelma Milligan, Betty Lee Gunter and Jean Olean Irvin.

Mrs. Cooke is survived by her son, James Ellis Draughon and wife, Barbara Comer, of Swansboro; her daughters, Vicky D. Griffin and husband, the Rev. Ernest Otto Jr., of Seven Springs and Betty D. Edwards and husband, Ralph Daniel, of Goldsboro. Mrs. Cooke had nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She also is survived by three sisters, Mary Dolly Parker of South Carolina, Claudie Mae Jopson of Pennsylvania and Peggy Victoria Pollard of Fayetteville.

A reception of friends and family will precede the service from 12 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Kitty Askins Hospice Center, on behalf of the Southeastern Oncology Center of Goldsboro at 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home. 
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  Harold Smith Cooke (1928 - 1989)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Leslie Smith
Record added: Sep 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76333704
Ruby <i>Maness</i> Cooke
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Ruby <i>Maness</i> Cooke
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Ruby <i>Maness</i> Cooke
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