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Edna Wright Cook

January 1, 1928 October 25, 2017
Edna Wright Cook
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Obituary for Edna Wright Cook

Edna Wright Cook, 89, of Bridgewater, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

Edna was born on January 1, 1928, a daughter of the late Edward E. and Cora Alice (Craun) Wright.

Edna worked at numerous places and retired from Evers and was very active in crafts for over 20 years and loved to go to craft shows. She was a member of Briery Branch Church of the Brethren.

She was united in marriage on November 18, 1945 to Alvin Oakley "Oak" Cook, who preceded her in death on February 8, 1985.

Surviving are four children, Judy Grove (Larry), of Mt. Sidney, Wayne Cook (Darlene) and Jerry Cook, all of Grottoes and Carl Cook, of Gainsville, FL; two sisters, Mary Knott, of Harrisonburg; Alma Gallego, of Arlington. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sister, Gladys Shoemaker, brother, David Wright, grandson Steven Grove, and daughter-in-law, Carolyn Cook.

A memorial service will be held at Briery Branch Church of the Brethren at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 6, 2017 with Pastor Randy Cosner officiating. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Johnson Funeral Service, PO Box 41, Bridgewater, VA 22812 to help with funeral expenses.

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6:00 PM 11/5/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/5/2017 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service - Bridgewater Location

208 South Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Johnson Funeral Service - Bridgewater Location
208 South Main Street Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

memorial service




2:00 PM 11/6/2017 2:00:00 PM
Briery Branch Church of The Brethren

6628 Briery Branch Road
Dayton, VA 22821

Briery Branch Church of The Brethren
6628 Briery Branch Road Dayton 22821 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Johnson Funeral Service

PO Box 41
Bridgewater, VA 22812
Contributions will help with funeral expenses.

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