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 Bessie <I>Rumley</I> Cooke

Bessie Rumley Cooke

Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Death 7 May 2009 (aged 100)
Madison, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Madison, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 36934278 · View Source
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Mrs. Bessie Rumley Cooke, 100, departed her earthly life and went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at Britthaven of Madison.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 10, at the Chapel of Ray Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Cranford officiating. Interment will follow in the Woodland Cemetery.

Mrs. Cooke was born in Rockingham County on January 18, 1909, to the late Winnie Davis Rumley and the late Sally Ann Belton Rumley. She was a former employee of Macks Dime Store in Madison and after retirement became a sitter, caring for others. She was a member of Dan Valley Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Cooke; her siblings; a son, Junior Rumley and wife, Patsy; and a daughter, Elizabeth Russell and husband, J.T.

She is survived by her daughter, Shirley R. Satterfield and husband, James, of Madison; son, G.T. Fox and wife, Elenor, of Roxboro; four grandchildren, James S. Satterfield and wife, Carol, of Summerfield, Shirl Satterfield Broadnax and husband, Thomas, of Stoneville, Harry D. Satterfield and wife, Joyce, of Madison, and James Rumley of Stoneville; and three great-grandchildren, Kristina, Alisha, and Timothy Broadnax.

Published in the News Record on 5/9/2009

Bio by: David Clay





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