Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Columbus

4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA


Betty Joan Cook

October 18, 1938February 10, 2020

Betty Joan Cook, 81, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Orchard View Skilled Nursing Center.

Graveside funeral services will be Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Parkhill Cemetery according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Betty was born in Columbus, Georgia on October 18, 1938 to the late Henry F. Pope and Mary Lou Tice Pope. She was raised to love God, family, and to see the beauty in everything around her. Betty loved shopping, HGTV, decorating and spending time with her family. In her last days, she would joke with her two sons that she loved them to Chicago and back. We love you to Heaven and back, sweet Angel.

She is survived by her two sons, Dennis Cook of Wilton Manors, Florida and son-in-law Mike Partridge, and Danny Cook and wife, Amy, of Phenix City, Alabama; grandson, Cody Cook; great granddaughter, Caroline Baggett; and four granddogs.

Fond memories and condolences for the Cook family may be left at www.shcolumbus.com.


  • Dennis Cook, Son
  • Danny Cook, Son
  • Mike Patridge, Son-in-law
  • Amy Cook, Daughter-in-law
  • Cody Cook, Grandson
  • Caroline Baggett, Great-Granddaughter


  • Visitation for Family and Friends Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Graveside Funeral Services Thursday, February 13, 2020


Betty Joan Cook

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Sonya Novak

February 13, 2020

Our team always enjoyed Dennis sharing stories about his mom. I never met her, but we all felt we knew her a bit. Very sorry for your loss. No doubt her bright light lives on through her family. We will keep you all in our prayers.

Ruby Tatum

February 13, 2020

Danny & Amy, sorry I didn't know till just a moment ago, would have certainly been there to see Y'all. Mrs. Betty was a sweet, beautiful Lady, loved her when we were neighbors. I have lost your contact numbers or would call. Love, Ruby Tatum

Mike Partridge

February 11, 2020

Thank you Ms (Mama) Betty for allowing me to be a part of your AMAZING family. Rest in Peace knowing you raised 2 Wonderful men, both who loved you dearly, as all who knew you did. Love You...Mike aka Chipmunk