Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

February 26, 2013

Addie Ruth Cook

Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana —

Addie Ruth Cook, 76 of Athens, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 in Athens. She was born Feb. 28, 1936 in Navarro County to Leonard and Sulleta French. She operated and volunteered at The Litter Box (Humane Society) in Athens for many years. She enjoyed gardening. She had many things she loved to do but cooking and dinner with her friends was one very dear to her heart. She also had a great enjoyment of reading and she had an astounding amount of books in her library.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Peter Cook; son Joe Cook; grandson Seth Howard and brother Ted French.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Howard and husband Garry of Athens; grandchildren, Jesse Howard, Luke Howard and wife Krissy, Joelisa Cook, and great-grandchildren Lucas and Lili Howard, and Alexander Gibson. Numerous nieces and nephews are left to cherish her memory as well.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at Brushie Prairie Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Garry Howard, Jesse Howard, Luke Howard and Rodney Monroe.

Online guest book available

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.