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Lela M. Cook

Lela M. Cook, age 94, of Fairview, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Medicalodges Neosho in Neosho, Missouri.


Lela M. Cook

She was born February 10, 1925 in McDonald County, the daughter of Roy and Maude (Long) Edmonds. On May 11, 1946 she was united in marriage to Marvin Eugene Cook, who preceded her in death in February, 2008. Also preceding her in death were her parents, Roy and Maude; one son, Kenneth Cook; two brothers, Norman Edmonds and Billy Edmonds; two sisters, Mary Dupree and Ava Daniels and one granddaughter, Jera Lynn Prewitt.


Surviving are one son, Kervyn Cook and his wife Joyce of Fairview, Missouri; one daughter, Glenda Bross and her husband Tom of Monett, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Allan, Randal, Kevin, Scott, Steven, Leesa, Betsy and Sam; twenty-two great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.


Lela grew up and received her education in Rocky Comfort. For many years she helped on the farm, milking cows. She also worked at the Garment Factory in Granby and Fasco Industries in Cassville, where she retired in 1990. In the early 1970’s she was saved and baptized while attending Union Chapel Church. She was a member of Union Chapel Church in Stella and later attended Prosperity Baptist Church in Rocky Comfort.


Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Reverend Frank Smith will conduct the services. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Stella.


The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.


Contributions may be made to Union Cemetery in memory of Lela.



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