Evelyn Gann Cook
Evelyn Gann Cook
  • January 4, 1919 - March 1, 2017
  • Huntsville, Alabama

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Evelyn Gann Cook passed away on March 1, 2017at the Ridgeview Healthcare Service in Jasper, AL.

Evelyn was born on January 4, 1919 in Carbon Hill, Alabama. She graduated from Carbon Hill High School in 1937. Beginning in her early teens, she worked at a local drug store. After her marriage in 1941, she and her husband bought that local drug store and she continued to work there until she retired.

Evelyn dedicated her life to her family, her work and her many friends. She became a "Second Mother" to many people over the years. She loved people and contributed so much of her time and resources to her community. She enjoyed traveling, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Cook; her parents, Atley and Emma Gann; her brother, Hilton Gann; and her nephew, Joe Mack Gann. She is survived by her two daughters, Veroma Cook Baird of Huntsville AL and Roxanne Cook Stockman of Arley, AL; two grandchildren, Jeanne Baird Greer of Huntsville, AL and Julie Baird Lott of Atlanta, GA; and four great grandchildren, Jake and Bailey Greer of Huntsville, AL and Olivia and Sarah Lott of Atlanta, GA

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 2:00pm at Valhalla Funeral Home. A reception will immediately follow services and everyone is invited to attend.

Memorial gifts may be made to St Jude Childrens Hospital in Memphis,TN or Ridgeview Health Services at 907 11th St NE, Jasper AL 35504.