Norton, VA - Ritter Cooke, 92, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at her home. She was a member of Thornton Old Regular Baptist Church in Mayking, KY.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everette Cooke; sons, John Douglas Cooke and Denver Carroll Cooke; two grandchildren; her parents, Robert and Ellen Webb Polly; six brothers and three sisters.
Ritter is survived by her daughter, Darlene Ramsey (Terry) of Wise, VA; her son, Darrell Cooke (Glenda) of Norton, VA; her daughter-in-law, Marilyn Cooke of Norton, VA and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends for visitation and viewing on Thursday, July 20, 2017, from 6:00-7:00pm at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave. W., Big Stone Gap, VA. The family will conduct the funeral service at 7:00pm in the funeral home chapel.
Graveside services will be held Friday, July 21, 2017, at 10:00am in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are asked to assemble at Gilliam Funeral Home to leave at 9:30 am to travel in procession to the cemetery.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Ritter Cooke.
618 Wood Ave. West
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219