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Herbert Edsel Cook
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1927
Rutherwood
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 2002
Boone
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA

Mr. Edsel Cook, 74, of 1932 Brown's Chapel Road, Boone, died Tuesday night, Feb. 19, 2002, at home.

He was born Nov. 5, 1927, in the Rutherwood community of Watauga County, to the late Herbert and Nannie Hayes Cook. Mr. Cook was a graduate of Appalachian High School and attended Appalachian State Teachers College. He was a retired building contractor and a member of Rutherwood Baptist Church and Masonic Snow Lodge No. 363.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Vines Cook; one daughter, Suzette Simpson and husband, Woody, of Simpsonville, S.C.; and one son, Herbert Cook and wife, Leslie, of Boone; three granddaughters, Kelly Simpson of Simpsonville, Taylor Cook and Sydney Cook, both of Boone and one grandson, Brandon Simpson of Simpsonville. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Mrs. Mabel Lanning, Mrs. Beulah "Jackie" Bodenheimer, Mrs. Gladys Brookshire and Mrs. Nell Barnes.

Services were conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Rutherwood Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Jim Lambert, the Rev. Gary Lawrence and the Rev. Dean Coffey. Burial followed in the Cook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to *The Gideons International, Boone Camp, P.O. Box 3602, Boone, N.C. 28607.

Hampton Funeral Service was in charge of the arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert Eresters Cook (1888 - 1937)
  Nannie Hayes Cook (1892 - 1955)
 
 Siblings:
  Mabel Cook Lanning (1911 - 1979)*
  Beulah Alice Cook Bodenheimer (1913 - 1987)*
  Gladys Clyde Cook Brookshire (1916 - 1999)*
  Nell Cook Barnes (1918 - 1975)*
  Herbert Edsel Cook (1927 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cook Family Cemetery
Rutherwood
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Chet Walker
Record added: Jan 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83760280
Herbert Edsel Cook
Added by: Chet Walker
 
 
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