Ruth Anne Cook obituaryIn Loving Memory…

Ruth Anne Cook

Ruth Anne Cook, 92, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

She was born August 21, 1928, in Sedalia, daughter of Campbell and Cleo (Thompson) Berry.

On December 22, 1945, in Sedalia, she married Edward W. Cook, who preceded her in death on March 10, 2018.

Ruth Anne was a beautiful woman inside and out. She was loved by everyone and she loved her family. She was primarily a homemaker but had sold Avon for a time and worked at a discount store. She enjoyed fishing with her husband, collecting antiques, working crossword puzzles, playing Solitaire, baking and cooking. Ruth Anne was a member of Broadway Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are two sons, Stephen N. Cook and William E. Cook, both of Sedalia; five grandchildren, Jason B. Cook, Derek A. Young, Stefany N. Sudduth, Kara D. Cooperstein and Ben A. Morrison; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David A. Cook; a daughter, Susan L. Neeley; two brothers, Jeff Berry and William Berry; and a sister, Martha Jennings.

Due to the pandemic, a private burial will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may pay their respects and sign the guest book from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2021, at Heckart Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to Broadway Presbyterian Church or American Cancer Society.


7 Responses

  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember coming to your home spending the night with Susan. Your mom always made me feel very welcome. Prayers for the family.

  2. Dear Bill, Steve and Family, please accept my sincere sympathy and prayers upon Ruths’ death. She led an extraordinary life, full of love and happiness. You children and grandchildren are the reason that she lived as long as she did after Ed died. Each day was a gift and you should be proud of the love that poured out from all of you. May the Lord hold her in the palm of His hand. Fondly, Pam

  3. Bill and Stephen We are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts, prayers and hugs for you all!!

  4. Bill & Steave and family we are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts, prayers and hugs for you all!!

  5. She was a beautiful woman inside and out. She was well loved by her family and community and held in high regard. You did a good Job loving her til the end.

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