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Joellen Marie Williams Cook
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1951
Death: Jan. 14, 2010

July 27, 1951 – January 14, 2010
Wife of the late Rev. Pierce Embree Cook Jr.
She was the daughter of the late Robert Cleveland and Ruth
Naomi Williams.

Joellen was an educator with more than 30 years experience, writer, freestyle pianist, and philanthropist.
She was certified in elementary and advanced secondary with a Masters Degree from Winthrop University and an undergraduate degree from Charleston Southern University (formerly Baptist College at Charleston).  She was active in fundraising and volunteering, Joellen was involved with a variety of community and faith based organizations.

Joellen was a seasoned storyteller and the author of  Sardines, Cheese and Soda Crackers: Reflections From a Country Girl, and was working on a second book.

She wrote a blog for The State newspaper in Columbia, SC called "Living With a Country Girl."  Her website - - features reflections of inspiration and encouragement.     

She was survived by her son, Pierce Embree Cook, III, her sister, Vicki Clement of Greenville, and her brother, Jeff Williams of Charleston.

Elmwood Memorial Gardens
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Gerrys_1grl
Record added: Sep 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76308684
Joellen Marie <i>Williams</i> Cook
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Joellen Marie <i>Williams</i> Cook
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I know you playing the piano and singing in heaven.
- CathyO
 Added: Sep. 10, 2011

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