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Edith Cook, 91, of Spruce Pine, the Minpro community passed away Wednesday May 6, 2009 at her residence. A native of Yancey County she was a daughter of the late Landon and Madge Curtis Willis and was a member of the Pine Branch Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Frank Cook who passed away in 1968, a son, Charles Cook two brothers Byrd and Jake Willis and two sisters Ruth Carswell and Thelma Harrison.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Buchanan and Mary Hollifield both of Spruce Pine, three sons. Jack Cook of Gastonia, NC, Jimmy Cook of Spruce Pine and Jerry Cook also of Spruce Pine, four sisters Nell Young of Charlotte, NC, Pauline Riddle of Old Fort, NC, Sandy Woody of Spruce Pine and Anita Buchanan of Jonas Ridge, and two brothers Richard Willis of Pensacola, FL and Johnny Willis of Hickory, NC. She is also survived by fifteen grandchildren, twenty six great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cook will be conducted at 5:00 pm Friday May 8 in the Pine Branch Baptist Church with the Revs. Steve Williams and Steven Cook officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
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