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Carolyn Sue (Powell) Cook, 71, Granby, Mo., entered into rest on June 11, 2017 at Freeman West ER, in Joplin, following a sudden illness. Carolyn was born Jan. 6, 1946, in Miami, Okla., the daughter of Payton M. and Edith B. (Clark) Powell.
She was a lifelong resident of the Granby area and graduated from Granby High School in 1964 and was a homemaker. She loved to quilt, garden and serve other people. She was an avid cook and loved being with her grandchildren and attending their ballgames. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Carolyn and Harold Cook were married on August 30, 1962, at Miami. He survives.
Additional survivors include three children, Darren Cook and wife, Gina, of Neosho, Chuck Cook and wife, Betsy, of Granby, and Amanda Cook, of Granby; nine grandchildren, Payton Cook and wife, Tarah, Kayley Hutchens and husband, C. J., Emma Cook, Jackson Cook, Kaytlyn Cook, Luke Cook, Halle Cook, Joshua Litchfield and Brodie Litchfield; one great- grandson, Hunter Hutchens; and a great- grandchild due to arrive in January 2018; one brother, Chris Powell and wife, Judy, of Granby; and three sisters, Sharon Mosley and husband, Larry, of Monett, Debbie Blaylock and husband, Ron, of Exeter, and Vickie Goodnight and husband, Calvin, of Granby. Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Stanley Powell; sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Max Lynch; and brother and sister-in-law, Jack and RaNae Powell.
Services will be Friday, June 16, at 1 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel, in Granby. Interment will follow at the Granby Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at a time of visitation Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home, Granby. The casket will be closed at service time and remain closed.
Contributions in memory of Carolyn may be made to East Newton United, in care of Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 26, Granby, MO 64844.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Granby.
Published on June 14, 2017
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