Ola "Peggy" Cook PDF Print E-mail

Ola Mae “Peggy” Burton Cook, 98, of Prosperity, widow of Harold B. Cook, died Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at her residence.

Born on May 22, 1922 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Clyde and Maude Smith Burton. Mrs. Cook was a co-owner of Cook Brother's Farm. She was a member of Wightman United Methodist Church where she was involved with the Francis Asbury Sunday School Class, the United Methodist Women and the Joy Group. She was a member of the American Legion Women's Auxiliary and the Newberry Roadrunners. Mrs. Cook had served on the Human Rights Committee for the Newberry County Disabilities and Special Needs Board. She was an advocate for persons with special needs and their families from the time of her sons birth throughout the remainder of her life.

She is survived by a daughter, Julia Cook (Richard) Easterlin of Prosperity; brothers, Carl Burton of Clinton, Charles Burton of California and Jerry Burton of Chapin; grandchildren, Bramlett Drew, Luke Easterlin and Matthew Easterlin and his fiancée, Lucy Floyd and great-grandchildren, Angela McDuffie, Terra Easterlin, Wyatt Drew, Emma Jane Drew and Millie Drew. She was predeceased by a son, Tommy Cook, a great-grandchild, Avery Bramlett Drew and sisters, Velma Smith, Ruby Nell Amick, Corrine Berley and Bonnie Cook.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Wightman United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ben Barnett and the Rev. Ken Charles for all who feel comfortable participating in an indoor worship service. The committal service will be held at 1:45 pm at Newberry Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Wightman United Methodist Church, PO Box 376, Prosperity, SC 29217 or to the Ruth Pugh Foundation, PO Box 856, Newberry, SC 29108. Due to COVID 19 everyone is reminded of the social distancing requirements and masks are strongly encouraged.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Michael Bernardo and his staff, the staff of MSA Home Health and Hospice and special friends and care givers, McKeva Kinard-Shelton and Mary Harmon.



#19 Julia Dixon 2020-08-02 15:49
Julia Ruth, I was so saddened to hear of your mother's passing. May your memories bring comfort in the coming days. With heartfelt sympathy. Julia Dixon
#18 Sheriff Lee Foster 2020-07-30 13:58
We extend our sympathy to your family and pay tribute to a wonderful life. Mrs. Peggy was such a sweet and kind hearted lady. Our family was blessed to know her and spend time with her at Church. She is now at Peace, whole and reunited with Mr. Harold. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia
#17 Dale & Sharon Cromer 2020-07-30 13:46
Julia and Family, We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Please know that we will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Dale and Sharon Cromer
#16 Cindy Pitts 2020-07-30 13:41
What a special lady who will be missed by many. I know the girls and I will miss seeing her. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Hugs and love,
Cindy, Jessi and Sami Pitts
#15 Lynn Dowd 2020-07-30 09:57
Julia and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Lynn Dowd
#14 paul r hutchinson 2020-07-30 09:02
`Dear Julia and family: I am very sorry about the passing of your mother.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
#13 Pamela R. Martin 2020-07-30 06:04
Dear Julia and family

Our deepest condolences to you and your family at this most difficult time. May it be of comfort to know that others care and your mama is with our Lord now. May she rest in peace.

Love and prayers to all.


Pam & Bobby Martin
#12 Trina Wright 2020-07-29 20:31
Julia, Mrs. Cook was such a wonderful and sweet person. I will continue to keep you and your family in my daily prayers
#11 Beth Rowe Gibson 2020-07-29 19:51
Julia and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Beth, Jay, Morgan, Jacob, Mary, Donna, Tyler and Micah
#10 Sammie C Graham 2020-07-29 17:02
Julia you have my deepest sympathy in the death of Aunt Peggy. My love and prayers are with your family that it may give some comfort in this time of grief.
#9 Becky Harmon Steen 2020-07-29 16:55
Julia and family, thinking of you at the time. I always loved your mom!! She was the sweetest lady and always smiling. May the wonderful memories you have of her live in your heart forever. I am very sorry that we will miss visitation/funeral due to being out of town. Love, Becky, Chris and Zachary
#8 Danny Hutchinson 2020-07-29 16:35
Julia and family; We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.
#7 Mike & Debbie Graham 2020-07-29 14:23
Julia and family, we are praying for comfort to help you through your time of sorrow.
#6 Lisa K. Lever 2020-07-29 13:57
I am so sorry to hear of your sweet mother's passing. She lived a long and happy life. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lisa K. Lever
#5 Dolly & Wayne Blount 2020-07-29 13:48
Julia, Matt and family, We are so sorry to hear of your mother and grandmother's passing. You had her a very long time. Our hearts go out to you. We both know how you feel. It's not easy to let a much-loved one go. But she will be with family and God. You have our sympathy and love. May our God hold all of you in his loving arms at this time and forever. Much love, Wayne and Dolly Blount
#4 Mary Elizabeth Dewal 2020-07-29 13:12
Mrs Peggy was a great lady, very friendly courteous, very mild tempered.i will never forget her she and my mom Earnestine celebrated the same bday. I have known her over 30 years, Glad we had the great pleasure of knowing her! God Is Good, Bless the Cook Family
#3 Larry & Barbara Wise 2020-07-29 12:34
Julia and family
We are so sorry to see that Ms. Peggy has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you!
#2 Susan Suber 2020-07-29 12:22
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother.
Having lost my own Mother last year, I know there are difficult days ahead. Please know that you all are in my prayers.
#1 Susie Stevens 2020-07-29 11:07
I am so very sorry for your loss. I know Mrs. Peggy is with Jesus now and you will be reunited with her in Heaven.
Love, Susie