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Eula Cook

d. March 21, 2014

Mrs. Eula James Cook age 90 of Pearson, Ga. passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at Baptist Village in Waycross, Ga. following an extended illness. Born March 15, 1924 in Atkinson County, Mrs. Cook was the daughter of W. O. "Shear" and Mamie Strickland James. She worked in the Retail Business for many years, was also a homemaker and a member of the Atkinson County Red Hatters After retiring and raising her own children, she operated a small daycare center for children in her home. She was a member of Pearson United Methodist Church but had been attending the Manor Community Baptist Church for the past nine years while living with her daughter in Manor. She was an avid supporter of Missions and when the new Sanctuary for the Pearson United Methodist Church was being built many years ago she worked tirelessly to secure funding for the new structure. She was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Wilbur Cook, Jr. and a son Tommy Cook Survivors include: 3 Daughters: Janice Lang of Orlando, Fl. Peggy Childs and husband Ron of Port St. Joe, Fl. Suzan Boyd and husband Stancil of Manor, Ga. 2 Sons: Vernon Cook of Hinesville, Ga. Todd Cook and wife Gaye of Bluffton, S. C. Sister In Law: Gertrude James of Axson, Ga. 12 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren and several Nieces and Nephews also survive. Funeral services for Mrs. Cook were held at 11:00 A. M. Monday March 24, 2014 at the Pearson United Methodist Church with Rev. Rip Snow and Rev. Gene Hughes officiating. Special musical selections included "It Is Well With My Soul" and "Amazing Grace My Chains Are Gone" rendered by John Lang soloist and pianist. Soft music for the Prelude was by John Lang pianist and the Postlude was "He is Risen" by cd. The interment followed in Union Hill Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers were: Justin Starling, Matthew Starling, Drew Starling, Brittany Cook, Cummings Gary and Zach Childs. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Atkinson County Red Hatters. The family encourages memorials be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators.


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