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Betty Cook

January 8, 1934 — September 13, 2022

Betty Forde Cook went home to be with her Lord on September 13, 2022. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 20, at Meadowbrook Baptist Church with Dr. Cary Killough officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemound Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 5 – 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 19, at Pecan Grove funeral home.

She was born January 8, 1934 to Lawrence Forde and Laura (Gibson) Forde. Betty married Howard Woodrow Cook on December 2, 1950. She retired from Sears after 23 years. She then went to work at Lorena Elementary School and retired after 10 years. Betty moved to Robinson and worked for Robinson Medical Center for 6 years. She was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church and belonged to the Sonshine Class. She enjoyed traveling with her friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband Woodrow and her wonderful son Greg Cook; brothers, J.B. Markum, Bill Forde, Orville Lee Forde and Johnny Forde; and sister, Gwen Moore.

She is survived by her daughter, Judy Cook; seven grandchildren, Brian Schrader and wife Jessica, Sarah Schrader and husband Michael, Bekka Goolsby, Hunter Goolsby, Heather Davis and husband Mike, Blaine Cook and wife Natalie, and Adam Cook and wife Jen; great-grandchildren Ryan and Haley Davis, Deliya, Jaycob, and Ava Duran, Maci Schrader, Jackson, Colt and Deacon Cook; and one great-great-grandchild Kai Titus; two sisters, Louise Fincher and Sue Forde; and brother, James (Jimmy) Forde.
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Monday, September 19, 2022

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