Lisa Marie (Miller) Cook(1955 - 2018)

Lisa Marie Cook, 62, of Independence, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 in her home.

A rosary will be held on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. with a visitation following until 8 p.m. both at Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39 St., Independence. A mass of Christian burial will take place Monday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 3736 S. Lee's Summit Road, Independence, Mo. 64055.

Lisa was born November 7, 1955, in Albuquerque, N.M., to Harvey and Eleanor (Carmer) Miller. While teaching in Germany, she met a fellow Albuquerque native and began a love story with Gregory Cook. Over the years, many memories were made traveling and being with her sister, attending Broadway musicals and unforgettable trips to Disney. Lisa especially loved volunteering her time at Old Oak Tree and the Sunshine Center, cross-stitching, singing along to musicals with her family, and spending time with family and friends at the lake.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Greg; her daughters, Katelyn Cook (David) of Columbia, Md., and Amanda Cook of Lenexa, Kan.; her beloved puppy, Rex; her sister Ami DiGregorio (Mike) of Albuquerque, N.M.; her niece, Danielle Rodriquez (Ruben) of Albuquerque, N.M.; her in-laws,Ed and Gayle Cook of Bellingham, Wash.; brother-in-law, Gary Cook and his sons, Travis, Jake and Josh; and her sister-in-law Lynda Purdie (John) and their daughters, Michelle (Kolton) , Brianna and Marina.

Lisa is preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Eleanor; her aunt Betty Lou Kirby, and her uncles, Joe Carmer and Bill Carmer.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816-373-3600.

Funeral Home

Speaks Suburban Chapel
18020 E. 39th St. S Independence, MO 64055
(816) 373-3600

Published in The Examiner on Sept. 7, 2018