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Marie Martin Cook

December 15, 1947 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 73)


Marie Martin Cook age 73 of Ellenboro died Tuesday, January 26, 2021 in the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born December 15, 1947 in Rutherford County, North Carolina she was a daughter of the late Howard Taft Martin and Mary Grace Towery Martin.  She retired from Kemet Electric as an Inspector in Quality Control and was a member of the Smith Grove Baptist Church and the Church Choir.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Christine Martin Jarrell and an infant brother, Joseph Martin.

Surviving are her husband, John Grayson Cook; a son, Jason Taft Hughes of Forest City; a daughter, Donna Michelle Hughes of Shelby; a grandson, Austin Hughes; a sister, Judy Martin Yelton and husband, Ernest of Forest City; nephews, Mike Jarrell, Larry Jarrell and Scott Jarrell; a special niece, Missy White and husband, Todd of Union Mills.

Graveside services will be held Friday morning, January 29, 2021 at 11:00 o’clock at the Duncan’s Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery with the Reverend Terry White officiating.  No formal visitation is planned by the family and masks and social distancing are requested.  

The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com.

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