Mary Dorothy Cook

June 21, 1949 ~ November 14, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Mary Cook Obituary

Mary Dorothy (McCarty) Cook was born June 21, 1949, in Shubuta Mississippi. She was the ninth child born to Phera and Alma (Gilmore) McCarty. At age five, Mary’s family moved to the Altair Community. She atfended Wayne County School District and graduated non Riverview High School in 1967. Mary briefly attended a business college in Meridian Mississippi before starting her employment with Northern Electric (later Sunbeam) in 1968, and worked there until her retirement.

On December 20, 1970, she married James Cagney Cook. From this marriage two sons were born; James Carlos Cook (Kori) and Joe Christopher Cook (Shari). Mary was a dedicated wife and mother who loved her family dearly. She was such a loving, kind, and giving person. Mary enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, and watching television.   Mary is survived by two sons, James Carlos Cook and Joe Christopher Cook; five grandchildren; Tamia Shydai Cook, Joe Christopher Cook II, James Carlos Cook II, Jake Cameron Cook, and Jayden Cole Cook; three nephews, Jackie McDonald, Kenneth McDonald and Gerald McDonald, and several cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 11:00 AM at St. Luke MB Church, with Pastor Donald Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Waynesboro Cemetery. 

There will be a viewing period Saturday, November 25, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at St. Luke MB Church. 

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November 25, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Luke MB Church (Waynesboro)

Funeral Service
November 25, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Luke MB Church (Waynesboro)


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