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        Freddie Quinn Cooke, Sr. transitioned from this life Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, North Carolina.  He was born January 27, 1942 in York County, South Carolina to the late Walter and Fannie Walker Cooke.

He was a faithful member of Friendship Christian Church for many years.  He was a loving husband, caring father, wonderful grandfather and loyal friend.  Freddie was a well known successful entrepreneur who never met a stranger and was always willing to give a helping hand to those in need.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Freddie Quinn Cooke, Jr. and seventeen siblings.

He leaves to cherish fond memories his wife, Ernestine Jackson Cooke; his children, Kelvent, Belinda, Arndretta and Conchita; grandchildren, Godson, Summer (Marcus), Brian, Brianna, Christian, Jimaraye and Javiyahn; great grands, Madison and baby “Polite” who he looked forward to seeing in 2018; siblings, Dorothy, Joseph and Ruby; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Funeral Arrangement

PLACE OF SERVICE
Friendship Christian Church
221 W. Bradley Streets
Gastonia, N.C. 28052

DATE & TIME:
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 1:00 P.M.

VISITATION
The family will receive friends at the church for thirty minutes prior to funeral
(12:30 until 1:00 P.M.)

BURIAL
Armstrong Cemetery
Gastonia, N.C.  28054
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  • Thursday, November 16, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Costner Funeral Home
  • Friday, November 17, 2017
    Please except my condolence in the loss of your love one. Phil 4:6, 7 will help you receive the peace of God. John 5:28, 29 gives further assurance Jesus will restore life to those who has died. This is a wonderful blessing to look forward to knowing your loved one is in God's memory. Hope this thought brings comfort.
    ~ Ms Allison   Durham, NC
  • Monday, November 20, 2017
    Prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Freddie Quinn Cooke, Sr. Special prayers to Mrs. Cooke, Kelvent, Belinda, Arndetta and Conchita. Owner of Cooke Cab and other businesses. Mr. Cooke and family has lived in the Myrtle School Community as long as my family has and he was always a very good neighbor. He will be greatly missed.
    ~ MIKE JACKSON   GASTONIA, NC