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Irene Cooke

October 17, 2018
Irene Cooke
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Obituary for Irene Cooke

Irene Cooke, 71, died October 17, 2018.

Irene Matthews-Cooke was born March 24, 1947 to the late Mack Matthews, Sr. & Willie Mae Greer-Matthews in Collierville, TN. Irene professed a hope in Christ at an early age and joined Glover’s Grove M.B. Church.

Irene (Rene) loved to cook and she attended culinary school in Tacoma Washington. After completion she was hired as a cook for Desoto County Schools.

Rene loved life! She enjoyed spending time with her family and had a laugh that would lighten up any situation.

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Irene left her earthly home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Irene was the 3rd of 10 siblings. Irene is preceded in death by her daughter Doris Jean, her parents Mack Matthews, Sr. & Willie Mae Matthews, two brothers, Mack Matthews, Jr., and Charles Matthews, and two Sisters, Roylette Matthews-Culpepper and Rosie Matthews-Rhodes.

Irene leaves five brothers to cherish her memories: General McArthur Matthews, Sammie (Shirnon) Matthews, Joe Nathan Matthews, Milton Matthews, and Willie James Matthews. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Serenity Funeral Home, Tel. (901)379-0861.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

26

Oct

5:00 PM 10/26/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/26/2018 7:00:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home

1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134

Serenity Funeral Home
1638 Sycamore View Road Memphis 38134 TN
United States

Service

Saturday

27

Oct

12:00 PM 10/27/2018 12:00:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home

1638 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38134

Serenity Funeral Home
1638 Sycamore View Road Memphis 38134 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

New Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

4536 Horn Lake Rd.
Memphis, TN 38109

4536 Horn Lake Rd. Memphis 38109 TN
United States
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