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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Obituary - Mamie L. (Weber) Cook

Mamie L. (Weber) Cook, homemaker, departed this life on December 6, 2020 in Rutledge, Tennessee with her daughter holding her hand. Angels were among us, fluttering their wings.

She was born in Deerfield, Missouri September 10, 1923 and was raised on a farm along with 5 siblings. She graduated from Nevada High School in 1941 and soon moved to Wichita, Kansas where she worked at Boeing as “Rosie the Riveter” during WWII, riveting the gun turret door and the navigator floor on the Boeing B-29 Super Fortress. After the war, she was employed as a secretary at the Coleman Company.

She married and had 2 daughters. She loved music and enjoyed listening to the “Hit Parade” as a teenager. She was a beautiful ballroom dancer. She is preceded in death by husbands, Burl Wilson, Walter Lewis, and William Cook; father and mother Curt & Irene Weber; brothers Lyman, Lee, Gene, and Harold Weber; sister Virginia Johnson; and daughter and son-in-law Teri and Steve Bottorff. She is survived by daughter Deborah (Andrew J.) Agnew of Blaine, TN; grand-daughter Paula (Darren) Rackley and great-grandchildren Ryan & Olivia Rackley of Valdosta, GA; and several nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to the staff at Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care in Rutledge, Tennessee for their care.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 12, 2020 in Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield, Missouri. Friends may call now and until 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9050 Executive Park Dr., Suite A106, Knoxville, TN 37923.