Lettie Mae Cooke
Lettie Mae Cooke
  • January 9, 1934 - July 29, 2017
  • Richmond, Virginia

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Lettie Mae Cooke, 83, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2017 at Sunrise Assisted Living after a battle with Parkinson's. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Luby Thomas "LT;" parents, Edna and Curt Saunders; brother, Wayne Saunders; and sister, Betty Saunders. She is survived by her daughters, Freda McCormick (Joel), and Donna Cooke. She is also survived by her brothers, Walter Ray Saunders (Eva Mae), J.R. Saunders (Connie); sister, Vernell Bateman of Newport News, Va.; many nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Mrs. Cooke is retired from Blue Cross where she processed Medicare claims. She was a faithful member of Skipwith Baptist Church. The family will receive friends 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., where services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment in Westhampton Memorial and Cremation Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Skipwith Baptist Church.