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In Memory of
Theodore Kelly Cooke
February 14, 1941 - November 16, 2014

Walnut Hills Cemetery

Theodore Kelly Cooke
Formerly of Red Jacket, West Virginia
Step son of Gerald L. Chafin, Funeral Director and former owner of Chafin Funeral Home in Delbarton, West Virginia

Theodore Kelly Cooke (Ted), 73, died on November 16, 2014, in his home, following a battle with congestive heart failure.

Ted was born in Red Jacket, WV on February 14, 1941. He graduated from Matewan High School in 1958 and married his bride of 52 years on February 2nd, 1962. They moved to Columbus, Ohio and raised their family together.

Ted is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Woolum Cooke; four children: Juanita Cooke Hernandez (Gerardo) of Columbus Oho, Teresa Cooke Morris (Charles) of Lebanon TN, Ted Cooke (Carla) of Thornville Ohio, Jerry Cooke (Jenny) of Columbus Ohio; 9 grandchildren: Kelli Bays (Paul), Ariel Morris, Joshua Morris, Sarah Cooke, Kaitlyn Cooke, Rachel Cooke, Aurora Cooke, Jerry Cooke, Kerrie Cooke; 2 great grandkids, Jacob and Maci Bays.

In addition, Ted is survived by his brother, John Steven Cook (Jane) of Delbarton, WV; and his step-father, Gerald L. Chafin of Rutledge, TN; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins.

Ted is preceded in death by his father, Theodore Roosevelt Cook (who passed away when Ted was 20); his mother, Carolyn Marie Chafin (Cook) who passed away in 2001; his sister, Louise Moore who passed away in 2009.

Visitation was held from 5-8pm, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at a funeral home in Grove City, Ohio. A funeral service was held at 1pm, Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the funeral home. Burial to follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery.

Dad, it has been rewarding to watch you become so full of humility and affection for your family, knowing how difficult it was for you to express emotions. We find comfort in knowing that you reconciled your relationship with our Lord Savior, Jesus Christ, as we believe in his promise of eternal life.

John 11:25-26 œJesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this.

John 14:2-3 œIn My Father™s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there you may be also.

You will forever remain in our hearts and be greatly missed, but we take comfort in the fact that you are now with our creator, pain free and at peace.

Goodbye Dad, we will see you in heaven.

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