Mrs. Cook died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at her residence.
Born Nov. 26, 1919, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Frank Matheson and Vera Shirley Matheson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Silas Newton Cook; two sisters; and one great-great grandchild.
Mrs. Cook was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and was retired from Carwood Manufacturing.
Survivors include her daughters, Melba Dodd (James) of Alto, Francine Ritch of Alto, Shirley Smith (Edwin) of Mt. Airy, Melissa Downer (Richard) of Cornelia; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, June 25, 2014