December 3, 1929 - February 27, 2011
Virginia Marie (Gardner) McCook, 81, of Macclenny, Fl., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday February 27, 2011. Marie was born December 3, 1929 in Townsend, Georgia to Samuel and Maria Gardner. She moved to Jacksonville, Fl., in the late 1940’s and worked for as well as retired from Southern Bell Telephone Company. She met and married Clifton (Mac) McCook in 1950. Together they had 4 children and raised them in a loving Christian home. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Her home was always open to anyone that needed a place to stay or a hot meal. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Baldwin, Fl. She is preceded in death by her parents Samuel & Maria Gardner, Husband Clifton McCook, brothers John, George, and Brian Gardner, sisters Merle Gilbert and Emily Brigman. She is survived by her 4 children Kenny (Debbie) McCook, Terri (Ed) Reed, Peggy Cheatham and Cathy (Steve) Boatright, brother R.D. Gardner and sisters Lois White, Irma Kicklighter and Rodney (Tiny) Ricker. Grandchildren, Michael and Matthew McCook, William (Eddie) Reed, Jr., David Reed, Tina (Reed) Simons, Brad and Steve Boatright Jr., William Cheatham Jr., and 10 Great grandchildren Timothy, Sophie, Christopher, Haley, Trenton, Addisyn, Laurel, Elizabeth, Hamp and Brock. Pallbearers include Michael McCook, Matthew McCook, William (Eddie) Edward Reed Jr., David Reed, Daniel Simons, Steve Boatright Jr., Brad Boatright and William (Bill) Cheatham Jr. Visitation will be held in the Chapel of Callahan Funeral Home Wednesday March 2, 2011 from 6 PM till 8 PM. Services will also be in the Chapel of Callahan Funeral Home Thursday March 3, 2011 at 11 AM. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Ellis L. McAninch Jr., L.F.D. Condolence’s may be expressed at www.callahanfh.com Callahan Funeral Home, Inc.
Virginia Marie (Gardner) McCook, 81, of Macclenny, Fl., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday February 27, 2011. Marie was born December 3, 1929 in Townsend, Georgia to Samuel and Maria Gardner. She moved to Jacksonville, Fl., in the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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