Helen Jane Cook, 97, of Martinsville passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022. She was born in Huntington, Indiana on October 16, 1924, to Norval Faurot, Sr. and Cecil Ham Faurot.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Ernest Cook, Jr. and her brother, Norval Faurot, Jr.
She is survived by her niece, Mary Beth Draper Cole (David); nephews David Spottsyl Draper (Angie) and Carlos Faurot; great niece Amy Price Walker; great nephew James “Jamie” P. Price, IV (Jessica); 2 great great-nieces, Hailey Elizabeth Walker and Jaycee Lynn Price; and a great-great nephew James “Jayden” P. Price V.
Helen was a very active member of First United Methodist Church She was a member of the Read Robins Sunday School Class and the bereavement committee. She loved serving others. She was active with the meals on wheels food service. She also loved to bake and cook for her family and friends.
Helen loved to exercise. She walked a lot and participated in water aerobics at the YMCA. She also loved to knit and crochet.
A private memorial service will be held for her family.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 146 East Main Street, Martinsville, VA 24112.
Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA.
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