Margie L. (Smith) Cook
Margie L. Cook, age 71, of Ganges Five Points Road, Shelby, died Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at Med Central Shelby Hospital.
She was born May 21, 1936 in Mansfield the daughter of the late John and Blanche (Kauf) Smith. She worked for many years at Kresge’s Department Store in Mansfield and also at Quick Check on Lexington-Springmill Road until her illness forced her to retire. She was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Mansfield. She hosted the Ladies Bible Study each month and for many years she was active in teaching Children’s Church. Margie enjoyed crocheting and hand crafted many items for each member of the family. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Margie is survived by her husband of 55 years, Roger Cook, whom she married on January 3, 1953; 4 children and their spouses, Debra Roberts of Mansfield, Carol Diane and Jeff Roza of Ashland, Catherine and Robert Schaffer of Shelby, Michael and Karen Cook of Shelby; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 3 sisters and their spouses, Patricia Elkins of Mansfield, Jeanette and David McFarland of Mansfield, Carolyn and Duane Arnold of Shelby; sister-in-law, Betty Smith of Louisiana; She is also survived and loved by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her 2 brothers, Donald and David Smith and a sister, Nancy Smith.
At Margie’s request, there will be no calling hours. Private graveside services will be held at Ganges Cemetery by Pastor Ronald Puff. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial expressions may be made to the family or to Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. The Turner Funeral home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, is in charge of arrangements. The family would appreciate on-line condolences at