Mrs. Ann Cook, age 68, of Ponce De Leon passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012. She was born May 1, 1944 in Lockhart, Ala., to Odis and Betty Adams Burkett. Mrs. Cook was a resident of Ponce De Leon. She was Baptist by faith and a member of the East Baptist Church. She owned and operated two restaurants for many years and was a Licensed General Contractor and a Licensed Roofing Contractor. She enjoyed family gatherings, fishing and was a very talented cook.
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Mrs. Cook is preceded in death by her mother, Betty Adams Burkett.
Mrs. Cook is survived by her father, Odis Burkett of DeFuniak Springs; her loving husband of 25 years, Bill Cook of Ponce De Leon; three sons, Willard Timothy Carroll of Ocala, , Terry Bruce Carroll of Pensacola and Jamie William Cook and wife Amber of Freeport; two daughters, Deborah K. Carroll of Ponce De Leon and Carolyn Carroll Slay and husband Skeet of Leonia; two brothers, Charles Ray Burkett and wife Karen and their daughter, Savannah of Laurel Hill and Lamar Lambeth; 11 grandchildren, Adam Carroll, Jennifer Carroll Groce and husband Lance, Sierra Carroll Irby, Jhace William Cook, Shane Carroll, Darah Carroll, Sandy Hougland and husband Phillip, Buck Slay and wife Kle, Beth Slay Alford and husband Danny, Keith Slay and Josh Slay and eight great grandchildren, Kaeson, Boone, Bryson, Bailey, Jesse, Savanah, Sarah and Mason.
A time of Visitation was held from 1 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel; 230 Park Avenue; DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Greg Alford and Joel Glenn officiating. Burial followed in the Magnolia Cemetery. Floral arrangements are being accepted. You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign guest book at www.clary-glenn.com. Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on August 1, 2012