Mable Lorene Cook, 88, formerly of Giles County, and North Carolina died Saturday evening September 23, 2006 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Born in Ripplemead on April 30, 1918, she was a daughter of the late John Thurman and Julia Ann Austin Tickle. She was employed for many years in the furniture and textile industries in North Carolina before retiring to Texas. Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by her husband Otis Randal Cook, two grandsons Nathan Livengood and Jeffrey Wiest.
She leaves to cherish her memory three sons Ronald Cook of Arlington, Texas, Otis Cook and wife Deborah of Arlington, Texas, John T. Cook and wife Sansie of Saginaw, Texas; three daughters Ramona Cook of Raleigh, NC, Sandra Cagle and husband Bob of Saginaw, Texas, Donna Mann and husband Robert of Mohomet, Illinois; nineteen grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday September 30, 2006 at 1:00 PM in Mt. View United Methodist Church on Guinea Mountain in Giles County. The family will greet friends at the church before the services. Burial will follow in the Snidow Cemetery on Lilly Heights in Pembroke. The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke is serving the Cook Family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.