Betty Diane Garrett Cooke

February 6, 1949 ~ March 25, 2019 (age 70)


Betty Diane Garrett Cooke 70, of Toms Brook, VA passed away Monday, March 25, 2019 at her residence.

A funeral service for Mrs. Cooke will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Toms Brook United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Stan Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Cook was born in Winchester, VA on February 6, 1949 a daughter of the late James Ruhl and Aileen Jenkins Garrett. She was a member of Toms Brook United Methodist Church and has worked in various places including Sandy Hook Elementary cafeteria, Amaco Foam, Fisher Diagnostic, and Ferguson. Betty was giver from the heart and was always contributing to charitable works in her community. She always participated and raised funds for the Angel Tree program giving to those less fortunate. She hosted many fundraiser to help with her grandchildren’s cheer team, and was always helping those around her in need including those who needed a ride to their doctor appointments. Betty never liked getting recognized for her giving and services to others, it came from the heart. She was the wife of the late Daniel Lee Cooke, Jr.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a grandchild, Danielle Cooke and a brother, James “Jimmy” Garrett.

Survivors include her children, Donna Lee Nicely and husband Jonathan, Dawn Lynn Stout and boyfriend, Kelly Robinson all of Winchester, VA and Anna Marie Long and husband Greg of Strasburg, VA; step son, Matthew Cooke and wife Phyllis of Gainesville, VA; her grandchildren, Dustin Clark and wife Betsy, Camron McInturff and wife Brandi, Olivia Stout, Tatyana Stout, Brent Funkhouser and wife Stephany, Pamela Long and Lynnzie Brennan; her step-grandchildren, Madison Cooke, Keegan Cooke; her great-grandson, Axton Funkhouser and one step-great-grandchild, Coedell Brannon; her siblings, Christine Anderson and husband Glenwood of Yellow Springs, WV, Gatha Walker and husband Bobby, Judy Hahn all of Wardensville, WV, Donna Teets and husband Charles of Baker, WV; numerous nieces and nephews; her companion, Sid Dailey and special friends, Raymond and Celia Elbon, Dottie Brown, Nookie Horan and Sue Arnold.

Pallbearers will be Donald Helmick, Frank Horan, Brent Funkhouser, Kelly Robinson, Camron McInturff and Jonathan Nicely.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Olivia Stout, Tatyana Stout, Dustin Clark and Sid Dailey.

The family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Humane Society of Shenandoah County, P.O. Box 173, Woodstock, VA 22664 or Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601.

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Stover Funeral Home and Crematory, Strasburg, VA is serving the family of Mrs. Cooke.

The Family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, March 30, 2019
11:00 AM

Toms Brook United Methodist Church

Toms Brook, Virginia

The Family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m.

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