Lucy Cook

Age: 97
Address: Minpro Community
Date of Death: Friday, March 28, 2014
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service

Details: Lucy Cook of the Minpro Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 28th, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
     A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Ella Carpenter Cook. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ray Cook; a sister, Georgia Aldridge and six brothers:  Frank, Bill, Fred, Donald, Claude and Pete Cook.   Lucy worked for a number of years at Carpenter & Phillips Mica Company and also Penland School.  She was the oldest member of Pine Branch Baptist Church.  She loved gardening, canning and working in her flowers.
     Survivors include five daughters:  Mary Alice Williams and husband, Floyd of Spruce Pine, Barbara Duncan and husband, Don, of Bakersville, Shirlene Burleson and husband, Calvin, of Spruce Pine, Rhonda Buchanan and husband, Paul, of Bakersville and Linda Wilcox of Spruce Pine; two sons:  Samuel J. Cook and wife, Katrina, and Kenny G. Cook and wife, Diana, all of Spruce Pine; daughter-in-law, Anna Mae Duvall of Spruce Pine.  22 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 11 great, great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews also survive.
     Funeral Services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 30th at Pine Branch Baptist Church with her grandson, Rev. Steve Williams and pastor of her church, Rev. Bobby Joe Greene officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. prior to the services at the church and at other times will be at the home.
     The family would like to say thank you to her special caregiver, Vickie Yelton for not only taking care of Lucy, but the entire family and also a special thank you to Hospice of Mitchell County for the wonderful care given to Lucy.  Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Mitchell County at 236 Hospital Dr, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 or to the Gideon’s International at PO Box 611, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
     Yancey Funeral Services is serving the Cook family.
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