Lela M. Cook

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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

She was born Feb. 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. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Kenneth Cook; two brothers, Norman Edmonds and Billy Edmonds; two sisters, Mary Dupree and Ava Daniels; and one granddaughter, Jera Lynn Prewitt.

Survivors include: one son, Kervyn Cook and his wife Joyce of Fairview; one daughter, Glenda Bross and her husband Tom of Monett; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She 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. She was a member of Union Chapel Church in Stella and later attended Prosperity Baptist Church in Rocky Comfort.

Services were held at Tuesday, July 2, at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Rev. Frank Smith conducted the services. Burial was at Union Cemetery in Stella.

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McQueen Funeral Home

Wheaton, Missouri