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Monday, August 7th, 2006
Leota Cook
Leota M. Cook, 74, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:55 p.m. Aug. 5, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Lima, to Charles and Waneta Crouch Barrett. On July 1, 1951, she married Richard E. Cook, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Richard M. (Diane), Wapakoneta; a daughter, Charlotte (Dennis) Stroh, New Knoxville; a brother, Larry (Sheila) Barrett, Cairo; four sisters, Betty Hole, Lima, Doris Griffith, Wapakoneta, Marilyn (Larry) Wren, Elida, and Peg Barrett, Lima; a son-in-law, David Shriver, Ft. Myers, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Karen S. Cook Shriver; and a brother, Russell Barrett.
She was a homemaker and worked the voting polls for many years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Moulton; Auglaize Co. Republican Central Committee; and Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks 1170 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 691, both of Wapakoneta.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, the Rev. Joy Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.
Calling is 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be directed to the church.
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