Ernest Cooks, Jr., 68, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Gibson, LA, passed away peacefully at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 18, 2018.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until funeral time at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 2766 Hwy 311 in Schriever. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his son, Troynell Cooks; daughters, Patrice P. Thomas (Eric) and Marleen Cooks; nine grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brothers, Lloyd and Henry C. Cooks; sisters, Gail C. Kenny, Leann C. Brown, Mercedes and Gilda Cooks; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Prince Cooks; parents, Ernest, Sr. and Myrtle Jefferson-Cooks; siblings, Donald Cooks and Janie Mae Cooks.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.