Sylvia Rosalie Moak Crook
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Sylvia Rosalie Moak Crook
  • January 9, 1928 - October 28, 2014
  • Mc Donald, Tennessee

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Sylvia Rosalie Moak Crook, 86, was born January 9, 1928 in Bogalusa, Louisiana to Arthur Leo Moak and Emma Lessie Nixon Moak (Altman), and died October 28, 2014 in Chattanooga, TN. Sylvia was a graduate of Southern Missionary College and received her Master's Degree in German from Vanderbilt University. She resided in Collegedale, TN the majority of her life where she taught German, Spanish, and Art at Collegedale Academy for more than 20 years. She was a member of the McDonald Road Seventh-day Adventist Church where she and her family were charter members. In retirement, Sylvia and husband, Don traveled the world on well over 30 mission trips. Sylvia is survived by her husband of 64 years, J. Don Crook, daughter Kathlyn Crook Schleifer and husband Kieth, daughter Joelle Crook Ringer and husband Brian, daughter-in-law Evonne Kutzner Crook, grandchildren Stephanie Schleifer Lozensky and husband Thad, Nikki Crook, Summer Schleifer Cronin and husband Scott, Donnie M. Crook and wife Jillian, Jory Ringer, Julie Schleifer Reynolds and husband Daniel, and great-grandchildren Octavia Traugott, Mikael Cronin, and Asher Crook. Preceding Sylvia in death were her parents, sisters Melba Moak Holden, Doris "Sunny" Moak Smith, and son Donnie W. Crook.