|Birth: ||Sep. 11, 1948|
|Death: ||Jul. 25, 2005|
Charlotte Dasher Cook
NASHVILLE - Charlotte Dasher Cook, 56, of Nashville passed away Monday, July 25, 2005, at South Georgia Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Ms. Cook was born Sept. 11, 1948, to the late Johnny V. and Alma Lee Griner Dasher. She was a retired Rehabilitation Counselor with the Georgia Department of Human Resources and was a member of Hope Baptist Church in Nashville. In 1974, she received a B.S., Social Welfare from Georgia State University in Atlanta; 1977- M. Ed., Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Georgia in Athens; 1979 - Lieutenant Colonel, Aide De Camp, Governor's Staff; 1981 - Listed in the Outstanding Young Women of America; 1981-1984 Chairman, Special Project, Tiftarea Civitan; 1982 - GRCA Currie Counselor of the Year; 1982-1998 Coordinator, Tift County Special Olympics; 1984 - Tifton Junior Woman?s Club presented certificate in recognition of outstanding service to the Tift County Special Olympics; 1985 - National Child Labor Committee recognized Charlotte Dasher Cook for Exceptional Service to Children and Youth; 1986 - Major of the Tift County United Way Campaign; 1987-1988 Listed in Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America (First Edition); 1987 - Present Licensed Professional Counselor, GA Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists; 1989 - President of Georgia Rehabilitation Counseling Association; 1992 - Georgia Rehabilitation Counseling Association Counselor of the Year; 1993-1994 Graduate of the Class of 1993-1994, Dougherty Leadership Development Institute; 1993 - Certificate of Appreciation from the South Georgia Private Industry Council for outstanding service and dedication; 1994 - Invited to the White House by President Bill Clinton for the 4th Annual Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act; 1995-1998 Member of Related Vocational Instruction Advisory Committee, Lowndes High School; 1996 - Chairman, Mayor's Council for Persons with Disabilities in Valdosta and completed leadership with Department of Human Resources; 1996-Present Publicity Chairman of the Multiple Sclerosis Walk in Valdosta; 1997-1998 Listed in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare (First Edition) 1998 - Present Board Member, Tift County Special Olympics; 2000 - Present Publicity Chairman, Banquet Committee, Mayor's Council for Person's with Disabilities; Earned Associate Public Manager designation by completing Management in State Government Levels I, II and III.
Survivors include her two daughters and sons -in-law, Jody Ann and Matt Willis of Valdosta and Tina and Eric Hall of Enigma; two brothers, Bobby Don and Susan Dasher of Nashville and Johnny V. and Ruth Dasher Jr. of Nashville; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathleen Harrell of Ray City, Oreta and Carl Staggs of Phoenix, Ariz., Vivian and Gene Molisee of Ray City and Jackie and Dennis Williams of Nashville; four grandchildren, Michael and Kimberly Willis and Kasey and Tyler Ashburn; one aunt, Gladys Temples of Ray City. She was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Clifton Harrell.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 29, 2005, at Hope Baptist Church in Nashville with the Rev. Steve Pickern and the Rev. Billy Southerland officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery in Nashville. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. this evening at Purvis Funeral Home. ? Purvis Funeral Home, Adel
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