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Lucy Cook

Apr 29th, 1933 - Dec 19th, 2022

Funeral Ceremony: 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Interment: Clay City Cemetery

Visitation: 10 until 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home


        Lucy Lee Cook, age 89, of Sherwood, Arkansas, and formerly of Flora, Illinois, passed away Monday December 19, 2022, at Sherwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Sherwood, Arkansas.

        She was born April 29, 1933, in Bragg City, Missouri, the daughter of John L. and Mamie (Whitworth) Hale.  She was united in marriage to Billy Joe Cook on July 13, 1973, in Jonesboro, Arkansas and together they shared 25 wedding anniversaries until his death February 10, 1999.

        She is survived by a son: Carl (Diane) Taylor of Sherwood, Arkansas; daughter-in-law: Theresa Taylor of Clay City; stepson: John (Sandy) Cook; stepdaughter: Penny (Kevin) Baity; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, and step-great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

        She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son: James Taylor; infant son: Ronnie Lee Taylor; 4 brothers: Ray, John Lee, Thomas Eugene, and Charles Hale; and 4 sisters: Christine Lancaster, Louise Wallett, Irma Loughary, and Catherine Smith; and an infant sister: Geneva Hale.

        A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Interment will follow in Clay City Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:  


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Lucy will be greatly missed by family and friends. Lucy is in a better place now, and able to join those who are waiting for her. Lucy will always be remembered for trying to help anyone out who was in need. My thoughts and prayers go out to the extended family.



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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

500 North Main Street
Flora, Illinois 62839

Phone : (618) 662-2141
Fax: (618) 662-4600
Email: [email protected]

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