Mrs. Betty Lou Cook, 76, widow of Gerald B. "Skip" Cook, of Oxford, Ga., passed away Friday, January 31, 2014. Mrs. Cook was born on Jan. 31, 1938, in Georgetown, Ky., to the late John R. and Alice Jones. Mrs. Cook was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, and was talented in many hobbies, such as cooking, baking, flower arranging, gardening, sewing and many other craft activities. Betty was a very loving, kind and generous person who was always giving of herself to her family, friends and her church. She amazed us with her talents, and we loved to taste her delicious cakes, desserts and wonderful meals. We celebrate that Betty has gone home to her Heavenly Father and has been reunited with her loving husband, "Skip"
Mrs. Cook is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William and Belinda Peters of Sandy Springs; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Michael and Jincy Cook of Mt. Zion; stepdaughter, Dawn Bloodgood of Newton, Texas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Beverly Jones, James and Emma Jones, and John R. and Margie Jones, all of Georgetown, Ky.; and a sister and brother-in-law, Cyndy and Ervine Oney of Mt. Zion. Mrs. Cook is also survived by two grandsons who were the light of her life, Erick and Adam Peters.
In addition to her loving husband and parents, Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Keith Peters and Michael David Peters; two sisters, Marjorie Perry and Ellen Norman; and one brother, Richard Wright.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cook will be held at noon Feb. 8, in the Chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Chris Allen. Interment will follow at Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p..m. on Friday, Feb. 7.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com. Wheeler Funeral Home & Crematory, 11405 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington.(770)-786-7111.