Marcia Cook

    Marcia Meadows Cook, 65, of Blairsville, Ga., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness.
    Marcia was born March 3, 1951, in Marietta, Ga., daughter of the late Dorothy Meadows Senter and the late Roy Meadows.
    Marcia loved the church, her family, and especially her two grandchildren. She previously worked at banks in Marietta, Ga., and Murphy, and Parker Drug Store in Murphy before attending nursing school and becoming a registered nurse. She worked at Good Shepard Home Health as a hospice nurse and retired from Union General Hospital with health issues in 2012.
    Marcia also was preceded in death by her stepfather, Paul K. Senter.
    She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Gary A. Cook; three sons,  Jonathan Cook (Tiffany) of Blairsville, Ga., Nathaniel Cook (Liza Anne) of Simpsonville, S.C., and Matthew Cook (Dawn) of Wilmington; and two grandchildren, Mahayla Cook of Blairsville, Ga., and Wilson Cook of Simpsonville, S.C.; a brother, John Meadows (Vicki) of Marietta, Ga.; a sister, Kim Morton (Tom) of Kennesaw, Ga.; stepsister, Starla Watson (Tony) of Marietta, Ga.; stepbrother, Rodger Senter (Gayle) of Clemmons, N.C.; stepbrother, Doug Senter (Ellen) of Columbia, S.C.; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday Jan. 25, at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel in Blairsville with the Rev. George Cline officiating. Burial will follow at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Mountain View Funeral Home in Blairsville. Flowers are accepted or, if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Regency Hospice in Marcia’s memory.
    Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of arrangements.
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