Vera Cook

vera cook
Vera Bit Cook LINDENFuneral services for Vera Bit Cook., 80, of Linden will be at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, November 21, 2009 at Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry McKellar officiating. Burial will be in the Linden Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc., in Linden. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Mrs. Cook was born July 29, 1929 in Maud, Oklahoma and she died November 18, 2009 in an Atlanta, Texas, hospital. She was a beautician and a member of the Bethel-Cass Baptist Church. Mrs. Cook is survived by: two daughters, Carolyn Sue Cope of Hughes Springs and Donna Kay Early and husband, Joe Pat of Linden, one son, Norman Cook, Sr. of Atlanta. Also survived by three brothers, James B. Mitchell and wife Earline, Jimmy C. Mitchell and wife, Judy, all of Hughes Springs, and Bobby G. Mitchell of Canton; four sisters, Juanita Thomas of Dallas, Yvonne Pritchett of Hughes Springs, Ann Furlow and husband, Jerry of Hughes Springs and Mary Powers of Mt. Pleasant and nine grandchildren Toni and Brian Sircely, Craig and Tricia Cook, Tammy and Bill Wright, Shane Early, Shawna Early, Norman R. Cook Jr., Andy Cook, Karen and Johnny Cox, and Christine and Norman Brown, and ten great -grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Curly Cook; parents Charles Olin and Vera Iola Mitchell; brothers Charles Olin Mitchell Jr., Gerald Wayne Mitchell; and sisters Maxine McTyre and Frances Pogue, and Betty Taylor.

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  1. To my "watermelon eating buddy"…I am so glad I got to know you through Melba sitting with you. I have so many good memories of you in just the short time I knew you. I know you and I ate watermelon together and you would NOT let Melba cut into it until I was there to eat it with you..our pizza you always wanted Melba and I to spend the night with you…sitting on the front porch listening to country music and you singing with the radio…the list just goes on and on. Now you are singing with the angels. Take care of us still here on earth…I will never forget you. Love you!! Sharon

  2. I am so sorry for our loss.Mrs Cook was my dear friend and I miss her dearly!!We spent many hours together in the past few years and I have many wonderful memories of her and her family.I know from talks with her that she knew the Lord very well and I have the peace in my heart that she is now with the love of her life.Mr.curly.The days ahead will be hard but we need to lean on the lord for our strength. You will forever be in my heart and mind Mrs.Cook.Love you forever! Melba

  3. You're all in my thoughts and prayers. She was a sweet lady and I appreciate all she did through the years for my family.

  4. Aunt Juanita, Tommy and family, and the Cook Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God be with you.Dane, Rosia and family

  5. Hey Norman, I am very sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I lost my mom 13 years ago, only time will ease the pain. She was a good mother, may peace be with you. Brenda

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