Nelda Ruth Cook

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Nelda Ruth Cook

Aug. 15, 2007

Nelda Ruth Cook, age 66, of Chapel Hill, Tenn., died Wednesday evening, Aug. 15, 2007 in Lewisburg. Cook was a native of Bedford County and was a daughter of the late Arthur Horace and Edith Wortham Molder. She was a retired receptionist from a medical clinic and from Castner Knott Company with 27 years of service. She was a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church.

Cook is survived by her husband, Johnny Cook of Chapel Hill; daughter, Nicky (Avery) Burden of Jacksboro, Tenn.; sisters, Dorothy Darnell of Lewisburg; Helen Molder, of Chapel Hill; and Duane Haskins of Bell Buckle, Tenn.; one grandchild, Noah Burden, of Jacksboro.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with David Ghee and Don Robison officiating. Burial followed in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Memorial Donations may be made to the American Lung Association, One Vintage Way, Suite C-250, Nashville, TN 37228.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremations Services was in charge of the arrangements.