|Birth: ||Mar. 24, 1939|
|Death: ||Jan. 26, 2010|
Anna Christine 'Chris' Lumpkins Cook
March 24, 1939 - Jan. 26, 2010
Chris Cook, 70, daughter, sister, loving wife, mom, and grammy passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 26, 2010, in Salt Lake City, after a valiant fight with cancer. Chris was born in Ajo, Ariz., on March 24, 1939. She was the oldest of four children born to Louie Christianson Lumpkins and Jean (Robinson) Lumpkins.
Chris attended school in Albuquerque and Farmington. She graduated from Farmington High School in 1957. She attended BYU in Provo, Utah, and University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
She married the love of her life and eternal companion, Jack Denison Cook, on Jan. 29, 1960. Their marriage later was solemnized in the Mesa Arizona Temple on June 3, 1966. They were three days short of celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
She was a lifelong active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many ward and stake callings and for the past eight years as an ordinance worker in the Albuquerque New Mexico Temple.
Her granddaughter, Tiffany Lynn Cook; her mother-in-law, Janet Cook; and her daddy, Louie Lumpkins, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Jack Cook of Farmington; sons, Bret Cook and wife, Dee, of Albuquerque, Greg Cook and wife, Amy, of Gilbert, Ariz., and Kurt Cook of Farmington. She also is survived by daughters, Lori Webb and husband, Chuck, of Farmington and Kristi Mcilmoil and husband, John, of Provo, Utah; nine grandchildren, Megan Cook, Ayrton Cook, Garrett Cook, Connor Cook, Ashley Wray, Chance Webb, JD Cook, McKay Cook, and John D. Mcilmoil; two great-grandchildren, Kade Webb and Eden Wray; sisters, Jeanne Cahoon of Farmington, Debbie Smith and husband, Arvid, of Salt Lake City; and brother, Ches Lumpkins of Salt Lake City.
She leaves behind a legacy of love, simple faith and inspiration to all. She will continue to be an angel among us. We love you, Mom.
Viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, at Brewer, Lee & Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St., in Farmington.
Funeral services for Chris will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Stake Center, 4400 N. College Blvd., in Farmington, with Bishop Chris James conducting.
Following the services, interment will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, 1606 N. Dustin Ave., in Farmington.
Pallbearers will be Chuck Webb, John Mcilmoil Jr., Derek Wray, Chance Webb, Garrett Cook, John D. Mcilmoil, Ayrton Cook, Connor Cook, JD Cook, McKay Cook and Kade Webb.
Those who wish to send condolences to the Cook family may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Brewer, Lee & Larkin Funeral Home; (505) 325-8688.
Published in the Farmington Daily Times from 1/29/2010 - 1/30/2010
San Juan County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47274004