Betty Irene (Shedelbower) Cook

Born: Sun., Nov. 17, 1940
Died: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Dec. 04, 2018
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Tue., Dec. 04, 2018
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Mrs. Betty Irene Cook, age 78 of Robinson, IL died Friday November 30, 2018 at 3:50 PM at Casey Healthcare, Casey, IL following many weeks of failing health.

Born November 17, 1940 in Robinson, IL the daughter of Theodore C. “Ted” and Mildred I. (Stephenson) Shedelbower.  On November 11, 1960 she married Austin Robert Cook and he preceded her in death August 22, 2018.  

Betty worked on the Production line for L.S. Heath & Sons Candy Company at the original plant on South Jackson St., then moved with the company to the new facility on West Main Street where she ultimately retired in 2003 with 44 years of service.  She was a baptized Catholic at birth and attended 1st United Methodist Church in later years.

Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Fayma Shedelbower, Robinson, IL; sisters and brothers-in-law, Florence and Roger Mills, Hermitage, MO Deloris and George Kangas, HollyHill, FL, Rosemary and Jerry Williams, Hartford, IL; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Shedelbower, Texas; friend and guardian, Glenda Girten, Robinson along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her husband Austin Cook, Aug 22, 2018; her parents, and a brother Theodore J. “Teddy Jo” Shedelbower in 1960.

The Funeral Service will be Tuesday December 4, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL with Bro. Lee Gurley officiating.  Visitation will be Tuesday December 4,2018 from 4:00 PM until time of service at 7:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL.  Interment of cremated remains will follow services at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County Humane Shelter with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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Annita Bryan West
   Posted Sun December 02, 2018
Florence, sending condolences to you for the loss of your sister.

David Holmes
   Posted Tue December 04, 2018
To Betty's family enjoyed going to school with Betty and living in the neighborhood ! She was a pleasant friend ! Our thoughts and prayers are with you !Dave & Dorie Holmes

   Posted Wed December 05, 2018
It was a pleasure to know her in life. And then be able to care for her in her last days. She was a special woman.

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