OBITUARY

Reta Jo Cook

September 18, 1936February 9, 2019
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Reta Jo Cook, 82, of Abilene passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, February 12, 2019 in the Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Faith, located at 5701 Hwy 277 South. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park. Reta was born on September 18, 1936 to Velma and O.D. Carter in Colorado City. Family was everything to Reta. She had many hobbies that included sewing, yard work, quilting, and loved going to the lake. She was a member of Aldersgate Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband. Survivors include her son, John R. Cook of Tuscola; daughters, Tresa E. O’Neill of Colorado and Sherry A. Habel of Abilene; sisters, Bobbie Johnson and Janie Jones; grandchildren, Shawn O’Neill, Cory O’Neill, Stevee Short, Ross Cook, Adam Cook, and Rebeka Sotelo; and 10 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Big Country Hospice.

Services

  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 13, 2019
REMEMBERING

Reta Jo Cook

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Margaret Cook

February 12, 2019

We were not sisters by blood but we considered each other as a sister. We shared many memories, fun ones, sad ones. I will miss her every day but I know she is with the rest of the Cooks and maybe papa is singing Amazing Grace!

Carolyn Tatum

February 12, 2019

Well Reta,my favorite memories...are sitting in Johnny and Gayle's back yard,watching the grands,play in the pool! We have been friends/family for about 35 years....gonna be an empty spot! You will be missed...Love you...

LYNN FAHR

February 12, 2019

RITA, REST PEACEFULLY ALONG SIDE YOUR BELOVED FAMILY IN HEAVEN. MY FAVORITE MEMORY OF YOU IS ALL THE LOVE YOU HAD FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. I WILL AGREE WITH SHERRY SAILING'S MEMORY IN ALL THE FUN WE ALL HAD AT BROWNWOOD LAKE. I LOVE YOU, LYNN FAHR

Sherry Saling

February 12, 2019

My memory was when we all went to Brownwood Lake. We all would gather at Sandy Beach park cause we all had a lot there! We ate , laughed a lot & loved being there! Her & John are back together having a big reunion!😘❤️Love you Reta may you Rest In Peace! Love Frank & Sherry Saling🙏🏻❤️

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