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Virgina May Cook

February 15, 1929 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 91)

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            Virginia May Cook, 91, of Woodsfield, Ohio (formerly of Hackney, Ohio) passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Stellar Care Center, Woodsfield, Ohio.

            She was born in Hamtramck, Michigan on February 15, 1929 a daughter of the late Ralph and Verla Viola Wineberger Moretz.

            She was a homemaker and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star, Reinersville, Ohio.

            Virginia enjoyed quilting, handwork, gardening and flowers. Her main love was her family and other children.

            In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her twin sister at birth, Velma Lee Moretz and five brothers, Ralph, Roy, Charles, John and Paul Moretz.

            Surviving are her husband, George Cook whom she married on February 2, 1947; one daughter, Janice (William) Massey of Malta, Ohio; two sons, Gary (Judy) Cook of Woodsfield, Ohio, Mike (Gail) Cook of Daniels, West Virginia; three sisters, Jane Grubb of Clinton, Tennessee, Estelle Dinan of Zanesville, Ohio, Kay Moretz of Mt. Holly, North Carolina; five brothers, Glenn Moretz of Arlington, Texas, Ray Moretz of Boone, North Carolina, Jerry Moretz of Clinton, Tennessee, Jimmy Moretz of Boone, North Carolina, Edwin Moretz of Charlotte, North Carolina; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

            There will be no visitation. Family and friends are welcome to attend graveside services at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at the Malta Cemetery, Malta, Ohio with Rev. David Cottrill officiating. Please keep in mind that social distancing will be observed and face masks are encouraged.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Janice Massey, 5400 West Poplar Ridge Rd., Malta, Ohio 43758 to be used toward the purchase of a monument for George and Virginia.

            Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio. 43793.

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Graveside Service
May 27, 2020

11:00 AM
Malta Cemetery
2860 Townsend Malta Ln
Malta, OH 43758

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