Margaret Cook, age 77, of Ursa, died Monday, August 5, 2019, at 7:30 am in Blessing Hospital.
Margaret was born March 6, 1942 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Chester and Margaret Leonard Boden. She married Clarence William Cook on August 1, 1959 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on February 2, 2010.
Margaret was employed at the Brown Shoe Factory, Tres Comp, Motorola, and she retired from WalMart, after 10 years in HBA. Margaret liked to fish and enjoyed gardening. She was an avid reader and loved her three cats. Above all, Margaret loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include: daughter, Laura (Randy) Ellerbrock of Clayton, IL, son, Martin (Carrie) Cook of Clayton, IL, son, Rodney (Sharilyn) Cook of Loraine, IL; 11 grandchildren, Michael and Marlee Asher, Matthew Willing, Morgan Evans, Desiree Hicks, and Ryan, Zachary, Amber, Caleb, Brandon and Jordan Cook; 16 great-grandchildren, brother, James (Marge) Boden; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Margaret was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Thompson, and two brothers, Clarence and John Boden.
Services: 11:00 am Friday, August 9, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Pastor Bob Cook officiating.
Burial: West Point Cemetery, West Point, Illinois
Visitation: 8:00 am - 11:00 am, Friday August 9, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: Care Net Pregnancy Services
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
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Rodney and family, Thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow.
Many memories with Auntie M.... love and hugs to the entire family ... JoJo💜
Aunt Margaret was a special person for my brother Bradley and for me. All our lives she always made us feel like we fit in, she made sure we felt loved
Her smile was priceless, she held a special place in our hearts. I'm so very sorry for your loss, she was a great one..love to all our cousins and our deepest sorrow. Patty and Bradley Harris
So many good memories growing up with you all. I truly loved both uncle Bill and aunt Margret.Love to you all,Jenny
So sorry for your loss, prayers for you in your sorrow
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