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Obit – Mrs. Edith Wakefield Cook

Mrs. Edith Wakefield Cook, a homemaker of Hendersonville and a Macon County native, died at the age of 93 at Alive Hospice Residence in Nashville at4:10 a.m. Monday morning September 14, 2020 following an extended illness.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday morning September 17th at 11 a.m. from the Hendersonville Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment were Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Campground Cemetery in the Wartrace Creek Community.

Born Edith Marie Wakefield in Macon County on March 31, 1927, she was one of six children of the late William Floyd Wakefield who died at the age of 55 on December 12, 1938 and Betty Jenkins Wakefield who died at the age of 96 on July 28, 1986.

Also preceding her in death were two sisters, Ruby Wakefield Clark who died June 20, 2013 at the age of 93, Loraine Wakefield Barton who died September 13, 1955 at the age of 43 and two brothers, Manson Wakefield who died May 11, 1988 at the age of 73 and Lovell Wakefield who died August 27, 1966 at the age of 57.

Mrs. Cook was a member of the Hendersonville Church of Christ.

Surviving are her son, Mike Cook (Nancy Alvis), sister, Edna Wakefield Meadows and husband, Church of Christ minister E.C.(Comer) Meadows of the Willette Community, sister-in-law, Dolores Cook of the Wartrace Creek Community, several nieces and nephews.

This notice provided as a courtesy to the Cook family.