Cooke, Gloria Barley

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Gloria Cooke
Gloria Cooke
Dr. Gloria Barley Cooke, 64, died on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 in a Memphis hospital.

Survivors include her son, Prince Michael  Dudley Thomas; grandson, Princeton Thomas of Memphis; siblings, Juliet (Eugene) Williams, Chattanooga; Wendal Carol Barley-Gray, Louisville, Ky.; and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
 
Interment will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 6.

The body will lie in state after noon on Wednesday, March 5, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave, 622-9995.

Johnson, Raymond Carl

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Frye, Ruby Lee Townsend (LaFayette)

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Charges, Bond Reduced For Mother Of Child Who Died In Hot Car

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TVA Ready For Peak Power Demand On Friday, Saturday

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