Betty R. Cook
Betty R. Cook, age 95, of Frankford, WV, passed away October 11, 2023, after a short illness. Born May 11, 1928, at Maxwelton, WV, she was the daughter of the late Charles Warrick Hefner and Mary Elizabeth Boone Hefner.
For many years, she worked as a bookkeeper in Huntington and Barboursville, WV, before retiring back to Greenbrier County, WV.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Rhel D. Cook; her brothers, Robert E. Hefner and Charles R. Hefner; step-grandson, Eddie McLeod; brothers-in-law, Dean Cockerham and Carlton Cockerham.
She is survived by sons, Charles S. Lister (Terri), of Plain City, OH, Stephen R. Lister (Rebecca) of Milton, WV, and James M. Lister (Amy) of Scottown, OH; stepchildren, Carol McLeod (Thomas) of Colorado Springs, CO, Rhelda Hanson (Richard) of Inwood, WV, and James Cook of Huntington, WV. She is survived by 16 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, as well as sisters, Hilda Cockerham of Renick, WV, Dessie Cockerham of Covington, VA; and sisters-in-law, Mary Hefner of Laura, OH, and Lucille Hefner of Huntington, WV.
We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff at the Seneca Trail Healthcare Center, where mom resided for the last year of her life. They made her life so much easier and more enjoyable. Mention also must to go to neighbor, Justin Dixon, his wife, Crystal, and son, Trevor, who have been indispensable in helping with her care these last few years, when her family was unable to be with her. Another mention must go to family friend, George Boone, who did his best to keep everyone’s spirits up during this trying time.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cook will be held Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 2 p.m. at the Emmanuel Open Bible Church, Vago, WV, with Rev. Gary Devart and Rev. Debbie Devart officiating, with interment to follow at Lewis Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive family and friends from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the Church on Tuesday, October 17, 2023.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
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