Carolyn Jean Cook

Obituary

Carolyn Jean Cook, age 87, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2107, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.  She was born May 11, 1930, in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of Nicholas and Esther (Anderson) Wagner.

Carolyn was a 1948 graduate of Springfield High School.  She was a dental assistant for Dr. Ray Asay, in Aurora, and was a member of the United Methodist Church of Aurora.

On March 8, 1947, she married Edwin Marion Cook, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He preceded her in death on December 1, 1989.

She is survived by her daughter, Sis Ann Broyles and her husband, Dan, of Aurora; three sons, Chris Cook and his wife, Betsy, of San Diego, California, Curt Cook and his wife, Lori, of Republic, Missouri and Fernando Serrano and his partner, Kim Smith, of St. Louis, Missouri; five grandchildren, Addie Broyles, Chelsea Barrett and her husband, Kenny, Nick Cook, Nathan Cook and his wife, Anna, and Christian Cook; four great-grandchildren, Julian, Avery, June and Nash; one brother, Jack Wagner of Arlington, Virginia and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, Nicholas and Esther, and her husband, Edwin, preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017, at the United Methodist Church of Aurora.  A private burial will be held at the Maple Park Cemetery, in Aurora.  Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2107, in the funeral home chapel.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made payable to the United Methodist Church of Aurora or the Ed Cook Scholarship Fund, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at this website.

 


  Visitation

6:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave., Aurora, MO, 65605

  Memorial Service

2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017, at the

United Methodist Church of Aurora

  Burial

September 15, 2017

Maple Park Cemetery, Aurora, MO

  Memorial Donations

303 S. Jefferson Ave., Aurora, MO, 65605

Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church or the Ed Cook Scholarship Fund in care of the funeral home

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Vicky Blair Fisher

Sis Ann So sorry to learn of your mother's passing. She was a sweet and gracious lady. Sincere condolences to you and your family. Vicky Blair Fisher

 Posted September 16, 2017 - 12:10am
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cathy a. fernandez

Such a kind and caring woman. Carolyn gave so much of herself to others. I'm sure this world benefited greatly by her presence. I am proud to have known her, and honored to have had her friendship. My prayers are with all of you.

 Posted September 15, 2017 - 4:36pm
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Spencer Naser

Although I had only know Carolyn for a short time, I felt honored to be able to know her and care for her. I was so disheartened about her passing. My prayers are with your family.

 Posted September 15, 2017 - 11:07am
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Brenda Avery Wilson

So sorry for the loss of a fine lady.
Brenda Avery Wilson

 Posted September 14, 2017 - 9:23pm
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Lisa Watts

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Carolyn was a true friend to so many. She will certainly be missed.
Lisa Watts

 Posted September 14, 2017 - 12:35pm
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We are truly sorry for your loss.
Kevin & Julie

 Posted September 14, 2017 - 11:00am
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John and Sandy Lane

Sis Ann, Chris, Curt, and family. We were so sorry to hear of Carolyn's passing; What a wonderful and Godly person who will be missed by many. I was saddened to lose one of my lifelong friends. Our prayers are with all of Carolyn's family. May God guide you through this time.
John & Sandy Lane

 Posted September 13, 2017 - 7:39pm
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Scott Hall

I am so sorry to hear of Carolyn's death. I did so enjoy knowing her. Her life was a witness to her faith.

 Posted September 13, 2017 - 6:52pm
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Roy and Karen Campbell

So sorry to hear of this sweet lady's passing. She always had a smile and kind words for all who had the privilege of knowing her. Sincere condolences and prayers for the family.

 Posted September 13, 2017 - 6:40pm

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