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  • "I remember the Cook Family way back when I was a child..."
    - Annie Jacobs Allen
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  • "Grandma we love you so much and will miss that endless..."
    - James and Tasha-lanaa Proctor III
  • "Sylis,Kenneth,Isabelle,Yvonne In the Loss of Your Mother..."
    - Mrs.Mary M.Brooks- Fields
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    - Mary M.Brooks- Fields
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''Mother" (Age 102)  

Suddenly entered into eternal rest on Sunday, October 28, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Deacon James Cook, she leave to cherish her memory her children, William, Robert (Gertrude), Davie, Sylis (Barbara), Kenneth (Denise), John (Cathy) Cook, Carrie Dotson, Mamie Saunders, Zellen Woodson, Isabelle Mcmillian, Yvonne (Ollie Jr.) Davis, Juanita (John Powell); daugthers-in-law, Trudy and Carmen; 84 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives, friends and her church family. She was preceded in death by her sons, Miles, Paul and Saleem (Cornelius). She was a long time member of Way of the Cross Church of Christ Inc. (Mother Church), 9th & D NE, Bishop Alphonzo D. Brooks Senior Pastor. On Saturday, November 3 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. friends may visit with the family at Bible Way Temple World Wide, 1100 New Jersey Ave NW, where Homegoing Services will be held at 11 a.m. Interment Maryland National Memorial Cemetery. Services by Hunt Funeral Home. Please view and sign family guest book at

Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 2, 2012