Jane H. Cook
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Jane H. Cook

Seymour - Jane H. Cook, age 80, of Seymour, passed away surrounded by family, May 22, 2020. She was a 1957 graduate of Young High School. Jane was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church where she was active in the Sunshine ministry. She retired after 21 years from Baptist Hospital in the business office. Jane could often be found in her sunroom reading a good book. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren who called her gran-gran or nana. She most recently was proud to be called great gran-gran. Preceded in death by husband of 59 years Jesse "Buddy" Walter Cook; parents, Edward Horace Hoskins and Grace Laurajane Coleman Hoskins, several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her sons, Edward Cook (Becky), Mark Cook (Gina); daughters, Karen Houser and Sheri Dunn (Mike); grandchildren, Garrett Cook (Lyndsey), Zach Cook, Brenna Reppert (Josh), Jordan Houser (Hannah), David Pickens (Kelsey) and Nathan Pickens; great-grandson, Mason Cook; great-granddaughter, Felicity Pickens; sister, Sue Clark, several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to her doctor, nurses and staff on 3 North at Fort Sanders for their excellent care and compassion.

Friends may call at their convenience Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 11am - 5 pm at Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN. Due to current health department guidelines the family will hold a private graveside service at Mount Olive Cemetery. Rev. Dana Fachman and Rev. Kirby Ownby officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Olive Baptist Church. The family invites you to share your memories of Jane at www.berryfuneralhome.com.




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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from May 23 to May 24, 2020.
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May 26, 2020
Phil and I were so sad to hear about Jane's death. We were honored to call Jane and Buddy our friends through the years. We had some good times together at The Castle with our Sunday School Class at Mt. Olive.
We are praying God's peace for your family at this time.
Phil and Brenda Reed
May 26, 2020
So sorry for the loss of your sweet mother, she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Wanda Day
May 25, 2020
Sorry for your loss, classmates Joann Watson , Sue Ward Snyder, Martha Bowman Kitts.
May 25, 2020
Our family has fond memories of Jane and Buddy of how gracious and welcoming they were to us. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you walk though this valley. May God give you the peace and comfort that you need at this time.
Love, Pat Hudson - Alamo, Texas
Patsy Hudson
May 25, 2020
To the Cook family: We have fond memories of Jane and Buddy and how gracious and welcoming they were to us. My thoughts and prayers are with y'all. Love Pat Hudson
May 25, 2020
Sheri and family-we are so sorry to hear about your Mother. She was a very sweet lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jim, Pat, and Elizabeth Greene
May 24, 2020
My prayers go out to the family. I will miss seeing Jane at church She was a real lady. My daughter Katrina, worked with Jane for years at Baptist hospital
Burma Carr
May 24, 2020
Sheri and family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We love you.
Lynn and Rachel Rimmer
May 24, 2020
I am so sorry about your loss. I loved Ms Jane just like I did your father. I am sad that she left us.


Gail Kennedy
May 24, 2020
I will miss her many kindnesses. I know your hearts are breaking and I so feel for you. Loved your dad too but, sadly, when he passed I didn't know I could leave a message like this.

Love Beth
May 24, 2020
So sorry to hear of Jane passing. Remembering all of you in prayer.
Elizabeth Sayne
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