Mary Louise Cook

October 6, 2016

Mary Louise Cook 101 of Frankfort, died at 11:25 a.m. October 6, 2016 at her home.  Born August 8, 1915 in Jefferson, Indiana to Ora Earl & Loretta Ethel (Leighty) Timmons.  She married Robert Wilson Cook on January 29, 1941 in Los Angeles, Cal., and he preceded her in death on November 19, 2000.  Mary was a homemaker.  She also served as a counselor for the National Youth Administration and later worked as an inspector for Douglas Aircraft in Santa Monica, Cal.  In 1951 she began working at the National Cigar Factory in Frankfort, working there for 24 years, retiring in 1976. She had also worked at the Clinton County Recorder’s Office.  Mary was honored as the oldest living student of Riley elementary school.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, October 10, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 11th at the funeral home. Ray Disinger will officiate the service. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to I.U. Health Hospice or Diabetes Association.

Survived by:

2 Daughters: C. Christine (Husband-JC) Flynn of Frankfort Mary Z. Reynolds of Frankfort 2 Sons: Robert L. (Wife-Carolyn Sue) Cook of Lafayette Anthony “Tony” B. Cook (Wife-Elaine) of Lebanon 14 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren, 5 Great Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Martha, son, Bradford, an infant son, 2 grandsons, Brandon and Anthony, 10 sisters and 2 brothers.


Leave your Condolences

26 Condolences for “Mary Louise Cook”

  1. Mary Reynolds October 7, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    My dear sweet momma, while our hearts grieve, heaven is celebrating. You are my Angel always looking out for me. I will always be blessed because God chose me to be your daughter. I love you always.

  2. Lynnette E Copas October 7, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    Condolences to the family. Keeping all of you in my prayers.

  3. Julie Mink October 7, 2016 at 2:36 pm

    Losing your mama leaves a void….prayers that all of you find peace. She was a lovely woman and left a wonderful legacy. Embrace each other.

  4. Dana Neese October 7, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    What a beautiful woman, I admire her so much!! She praised God with a smile on her face, no matter the trials life gave her. The Legacy that she made in life and family lives on so brightly!
    Hugs to her family and friends, you will continue to be in my prayers!!

  5. Cameron Burger October 7, 2016 at 3:40 pm

    I’m gonna miss my grandma. She was the world to me. She was an inspiration to everyone. Always in a great mood and always praising Jesus. I’m gonna miss going to her front door and saying, “Where’s my grandma?” And her answering “There’s my Cammy Gene!!” I love you grandma and you will never be forgotten!!

  6. Carole Christine October 7, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    Mom, Mama, Mother, Grandmother, and Granny. When I realized you, were leaving your home for the last time and not returning; This is when, closing your eyes for the last time on this earth and instantly opening them in Glory, seeing your Lord, hit me. Mom, I wanted to ride with you one last time away from your home. We Love you, so very much! Carole Christine, I love you, Mom! Be seeing you soon!

  7. Ken Walters October 7, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    So sorry for the loss of dear Mary. Rejoice, she will be having breakfast with the King!

  8. Lori Snyder October 7, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    Mary was one of the sweetest women I’ve had the privilege to know. She lead a very exemplary life. So sorry for your loss. Your loss is her gain…..oh to be in the arms of JESUS. Love to you all.

  9. Linda Ince October 7, 2016 at 4:47 pm

    Thoughts and prayers are with you as you celebrate the life of sweet Mary. May the Comforter hold you close and give you peace. Your loss is Heaven’s gain.
    Love, Charles, Linda, Chris and Mike Ince,

  10. Sherry Kepfer October 7, 2016 at 5:35 pm

    Mary and family. I am sorry for your loss but we all know she is dancing in her glorified body on the streets if heaven. She leaves behind a legacy of love.

  11. Kim Wiles October 7, 2016 at 5:57 pm

    I’m sorry for your loss. My mom and yours was good friends for a lot of years. They are rejoicing in heaven friends reunited. Kim Leach Wiles

  12. Rose Peterson October 7, 2016 at 8:16 pm

    So sorry for the loss of this precious lady. Please know that my heartfelt prayers are with you. May God give you all His wonderful peace and comfort in this hour of need. God bless and prayers always.

  13. Carol Williams and grandsons Braden and Keaton October 7, 2016 at 9:38 pm

    So sorry to hear of the loss of a wonderful Christian lady. She will be missed by my grandsons.

  14. Mike & Pam Hensley October 7, 2016 at 10:12 pm

    Tony, so sorry for the loss of your mother. Prayers for you and your entire family.

  15. Tammy T October 8, 2016 at 12:20 am

    I enjoyed our talks and the laughs. You were a sweet lady! You get to be in heaven now! What rejoicing you are doing. Prayers for the family.

  16. Joni Hendrix October 8, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    Mary & Chris know that you are in my prayers. What a great lady she was. Always a joy to be around. Love you -Joni

  17. Gale Calloway October 8, 2016 at 5:56 pm

    No words can describe this amazing women. Her love for the Lord and her family! God gained a perfect Angel! I will never forget her smile or her kinds words. She will be miss by many. My prayers for the family!

  18. Debbie Crowe October 8, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    Mary- I am so sorry for your loss. May God bring you strength and comfort.

    Debbie Crowe

  19. Mae Harshman October 9, 2016 at 5:55 am

    Thinking of you all prayers.

  20. Terry Flood October 9, 2016 at 7:42 am

    My deepest condolences

  21. Cindi Cole October 9, 2016 at 11:43 am

    Mary, I am so very sorry for the loss of your mom. You are in my prayers…..

  22. Kathy, Scott & Mary Laird October 9, 2016 at 2:05 pm

    May all your happy memories stay with you always.
    God Bless you all.
    She was a great lady!

  23. Carl & Judy Caplinger October 9, 2016 at 5:45 pm

    Wishing you and your family strength and peace. God Bless.

  24. Don and Debbie Baker October 10, 2016 at 9:41 am

    We are very sorry for the loss of such a sweetheart, Mary Cook. We were honored to know her. She is now in Heaven, waiting on all of her loved ones to join her. Prayers for strength and comfort for family and friends.

  25. James Charles October 10, 2016 at 11:49 am

    Although we met just a short time ago. You were like my friend for a long time. Your were a Gods blessing to me. Our visits were something I will never forget. We laughed and we cried. You are in my heart and someday we will see each other again. Thank you for your friendship. I love you my friend.

  26. Donna Chandler October 12, 2016 at 9:52 am

    My deepest sympathy to the family.

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