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Jo Wikle Cook
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Funeral service for Jo Wikle Cook, 72, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Providence Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Cook died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, following a sudden illness.

Born March 23, 1941, in Rabun County, she was the daughter of the late John Walter Wikle and Lou Emma Wilson Wikle.

Mrs. Cook was a lifelong member of Providence Baptist Church and was a retired private home-health nurse. Mrs. Cook was a very talented and skilled crafter. She enjoyed crocheting and also making custom-ordered wedding cakes.

Survivors include her husband, James Cook; sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Regina Stamey, Rick and Becky Stamey, Scott and Tina Stamey, and Hugh and Stephanie Stamey, all of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville; grandchildren, Jordan Stamey (Valerie), Kelli Edwards (Kyle), Debra Addis, Jonathan Stamey (Brittney), Ashley Stamey, and Katie Stamey; great-grandchildren, Balin, Emmalee, Parker, Will and Niyah; as well as three sisters and one brother.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today, Oct. 4.

Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Providence Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 222 Old Kelly Ridge Road, Clarkesville, GA 30523; or to Gideons International.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.

The Northeast Georgian

Friday, October 4, 2013