|Birth: ||Mar. 2, 1928|
|Death: ||May 16, 2013|
Garnett Elmer Cook, 85, of Harrisonburg, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence.
He was born in Briery Branch on March 2, 1928, the son of the late Jesse Elmer and Jessie (Wichael) Cook.
Garnett worked for the City of Harrisonburg and retired in 1977. Following his retirement he enjoyed woodworking. He was a member of Briery Branch Church of the Brethren in Dayton.
Garnett was united in marriage to AnnaBelle Reedy Cook on June 19, 1976, who survives.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three daughters, Joan Cook Schweigert of Linville, Betty Jean Cook Hevener and husband, Tommy, of Waynesboro, and Sharon Cook Lavender and husband, Shawn, of Bridgewater; two sons, Garnett Daniel "Danny" Cook and Mark Douglas Cook, both of Briery Branch; six grandchildren, Mary Hess, Wanda Fitzgerald, Malinda Mook, Lisa Shifflett, Chase Cook and Riley Lavender; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three infant children; four brothers, Alvin Oakley Cook, Melvin Cook, Gilbert Cook and Galen Cook; and three sisters, Leona Minnick, Velma Morton and Ruby Craun.
A funeral service will be held at Briery Branch Church of the Brethren, Dayton at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, with Pastor Randy Cosner officiating. Burial will follow at Emmanuel Church Cemetery in Mount Solon.
The family will receive friends Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater.
Memorial contributions may be made to Briery Branch Church of the Brethren, 6628 Briery Branch Road, Dayton, VA 22821.
DNR Fri. May 17, 2013
Jesse Elmer Cook (1890 - 1967)
Jessie Belle Wichael Cook (1888 - 1977)
Velma Cook Molter (1916 - 1985)*
Garnett Elmer Cook (1928 - 2013)
Ruby C. Cook Craun (1929 - 1999)*
Emmanuel Church Cemetery
Created by: Barbara Chittum Hutchens
Record added: May 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110665534