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Myretta "Myra Etta" Graves Cook
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1912
Marble Hill
Bollinger County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1984
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

Daughter of Freeman Graves and Mary 'Mamie' Larina (Baker) Graves.
Married Rufus David Cook 21/Jan/1932.

NOTE: Headstone has Myra Etta; SSDI and obituary have Myretta.

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Mrs. Myretta Graves Cook of Sedgewickville died at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Monday, January 23, 1984. She was 71 years old. The former Miss Graves was born March 12, 1912 in Marble Hill, daughter of Freeman and Mary L. (Baker) Graves.
On January 21, 1932 she married Rufus D. Cook, who died November 23, 1966.
Prior to her marriage, she taught school in Bollinger County. She resided all her married life in Bollinger County, where she and her husband engaged in farming and livestock raising.
She was a member of Little Whitewater Baptist Church.
She was a member of Oak Ridge Eastern Star.
Surviving are four sons, Rufus Cook Jr. of Tacoma, WA; Bob Cook of Sedgewickville, MO; Odell Cook of Jackson, MO: and Dan Cook of Oak Ridge, MO; one daughter, Mrs. Jessie Faries of Spearman, TX; one brother, Joe Graves of VanBuren, MO; one sister, Mrs. Mary Seabaugh of Sedgewickville, MO; 19 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
Three brothers, two sisters, and two granddaughters preceded her in death.
Funeral service was held Thursday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home. Burial was in Russell Heights Cemetery at Jackson.
MARBLE HILL BANNER PRESS; 02/Feb/1984
OBITUARIES of the BANNER PRESS, Vol. IX, p.48
 
 
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 Parents:
  Freeman Graves (1884 - 1955)
  Mary L. Baker Graves (1885 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Rufus David Cook (1895 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Paul Dean Cook (1939 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Burns Graves (1908 - 1981)*
  Myretta Graves Cook (1912 - 1984)
  Mary Emeline Graves Seabaugh (1915 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Russell Heights Cemetery
Jackson
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Jean ღ
Record added: Sep 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41936332
Myretta Myra Etta <i>Graves</i> Cook
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Myretta Myra Etta <i>Graves</i> Cook
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In memory of Aunt Myra
- brenda joyce
 Added: Mar. 4, 2011

- Jean ღ
 Added: Sep. 14, 2009
 
 
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