Dateline: October 19, 2006
Poovey Cook, 88, died Tuesday, October 10, 2006, in Amarillo.
Services were held at
2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2006, in Robertson Chapel of Memories
in Clarendon with Rev. Don Travis, Retired Methodist minister,
officiating. Burial was in Citizens cemetery. Services were under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mrs. Cook was born
May 24, 1918, in Ashtola, Donley County, Texas, to William Andrew Jackson
Poovey and Johnnie Mae Cleveland Blackburn Poovey. She was a resident of
Gruver before moving to Claude in 1979 and had been an Amarillo resident
for the past seven years. She married Willard Cook on December 17, 1938,
at McLean. She worked for Phillips Petroleum Co. during World War II and
was in the school cafeteria in the Meade, KS, school before her
retirement. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist
Church in Claude.
Mrs. Cook was
preceded in death by her parents, her husband on July 6, 1995, and by six
sisters and one brother.
Survivors include one
son, Dean Cook and wife Sara Beth of Amarillo; two grandchildren, Jason
Cook and wife Charmaine of McKinney, Jennifer Glover and husband Scott of
Austin; and two great grandchildren, Hunter Cook and Adrienne Glover.
Pallbearers were Jim
Lovell, Joe Lovell, David Butler, Jesse Lovell, Tony Cook, and Jeff
Memorials can be made
to Citizens Cemetery Assn., P.O. Box 669, Clarendon, TX 79226-0669.
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