LeElla Greene Cooke

BAKERSVILLE — LeElla Greene Cooke, 83 of Staggerweed Road, Bakersville, went home to be with the Lord April 22, 2016. 

She was a native of Mitchell County and a  daughter of the late Ralph and Modine Hughes Greene. She was retired from the Toe River Health District. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and former member of Roan Mountain Chapter 29 Order of The Eastern Star.

Survivors include her husband, Eldon Cooke Sr., of the home; sons, Eldon M. Cooke Jr., and wife, Lisa, of Supply, Gregory David Cooke, of Johnson City, Tennessee, Sam Flemons Cooke, and wife, Amy, of Johnson City, Tennessee; six grandchildren, Justin Cooke, Cassie Huskins, Mindy Murphy, Clayton Cooke, Nathan Cooke, and Baylen Cooke; six great-grandchildren, Haley Huskins, Colton Huskins, Mackinzie Cooke, Kylie Cooke, Jason Murphy and Emma Lee Murphy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Jane Greene.

Funeral services were 7 p.m. Sunday, April 24, 2016, in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home. 

Daniel Whetstine, Shane Gunter and Eldon Cooke Jr. officiated. 

The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Interment was 11 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, at Cane Creek Cemetery.

Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Cooke family.

The MItchell News

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Spruce Pine, NC 28777 
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