January 7, 1978
Miss Sophia Cooke, formerly of Hampton, died Jan. 1 in Harlem Hospital, New York City, after a short illness.
She was a native of Hampton and a member of Lincoln Park Baptist Church.
Survivors include five sisters, Mrs. Pearl Burress and Mrs. Dorothy Neal Ross, both of New York City, Mrs. Willie Mae Allen, Mrs. Lucille C. Simmons and Mrs. Emma Turner, all of Hampton.
A funeral will be conducted at 3 pm Sunday in Lincoln Park Baptist Church by the Rev. James Gray.
Burial will be in Hampton Memorial Gardens.
The family and friends will assemble at the home of Mrs. Simmons, 1120 Micott Drive, Hampton, by 2 pm Sunday.
Smith Brothers Funeral Home is in charge.
January 8, 1978
A funeral for Miss Sophia Cooke, who died Jan. 1 in New York, will be held at 3 pm today in Lincoln Park Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hampton Memorial Gardens. The family and friends will assemble at the home of Mrs. Lucille Simmons, 1120 Micott Ave., Hampton, by 2 pm.