Mary Cook, 73, of the Little Cypress Community, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at her residence. Funeral services will be 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at First United Pentecostal Church in Orange, with the Rev. Gary P. Wheeler, pastor, officiating.

Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at the church.

Born in Deweyville on Aug. 23, 1935, Mrs. Cook had been a life long resident of the area. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Orange. She was very active with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the local telethon in Orange.

Preceded in death by her husband, Joe Lee Cook, and sons, Danny and Donald Cook, she is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Martha and Ricky Trahan of Little Cypress, Joyce and Tim Morgan of Beaumont; granddaughters, Crystal Kendall and Kayley Trahan; great-grandchildren, Destinii Kendall, Corbin Kendall, Ciarra Kendall, Amaya Kendall and Declan Kendall.

Also surviving are brothers, Max Wilkerson of California, T. J. Wilkerson of Deweyville; and sister, Jeanette Stafford of Deweyville.

Pallbearers will be Bryan Neal, Corbin Kendall, Jarrard Kendall, Tim Morgan, Chad Wilkerson, Greg Willis, Neil Wilkerson, and Anthony Hryhorchuk.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lastie Duhon, Hugh Hryhorchuk and Brinley Stafford.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to Hospice of Texas in Beaumont, for the love and care given to Mrs. Cook.