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Beloved mother of Cookie Cottrell passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 after a lengthy illness. She was predeceased by her husband John J. and her son Larry. Pokie's career spanned four decades in the Charles County, MD school system as both a teacher and guidance counselor. Viewing will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel, 1601 27th St., Newport News, VA. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Saint Stephens Episcopal Church, 372 Hiden Blvd., Newport News, VA. Internment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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Published in The Washington Post on Sept. 11, 2018
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