Carolyn Cook Shealy, 88, of Newberry, widow of Robert C. “Bobby” Shealy, died Saturday, September 12, 2015, at White Oak Manor.

Born in Prosperity on April 10, 1927, she was the eldest child of the late Ira Frank and Eunice Buzhardt Cook. She was a lifelong member who was very active as long as health permitted of Colony Lutheran Church. Mrs. Shealy worked in food service at Newberry High School. She researched and published two genealogy books, “The Descendants of Jacob Cook” and “The Jacob Buzhardt Family History”.

She is survived by daughters, Vicki (Raymond) Ruff and Donna Sanders, both of Newberry; grandchildren, Beth (Mike) Jaeger and Raymond Ruff III; great-grandchildren, Mallorie and Kindel Jaeger; brother, Wyman Cook; sister, Allene Huffstetler. Mrs. Shealy was predeceased by a son-in-law, Tim Sanders and brothers, Richard Cook and Bobby Cook.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, September 14, 2015, at Colony Lutheran Church by the Rev. Jerry Trantham. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to Manna House, c/o of Sue Jaeger, 1808 Harper Street, Newberry, SC 29108 or to Meals on Wheels, 1300 Hunt Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

The family would like to thank Patricia Coleman and the staff of White Oak Manor for their loving care.

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#7 Gayle Atkinson 2015-09-14 00:29
Donna and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Psalms 91: 1-2 Whoever dwells in the shelter of The Most High will rest in the shadow of The Almighty.
#6 Reuben and Mrs. Jean 2015-09-13 18:14
We send our love and sympathy to all the family especially Mallorie and Kindel.
#5 Cathy Derrick Shealy 2015-09-13 16:34
Our thoughts and prayers are with you . May the grace of God give you peace .
Cathy Derrick Shealy
#4 Pam McMullen 2015-09-13 12:37
Vicki and Family, I am sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Pam McMullen
#3 R Brown 2015-09-13 08:28
I am sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort in the resurrection promise at Acts 24;15 that reads; "There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous."Th e Bible gives us hope that one day our dead loved ones will be brought back to life.
#2 Vicki Donna family 2015-09-12 20:17
So sorry about your loss she was a wonderful person wendy snelgrove and family Estelle wicker
#1 Felix Sanders 2015-09-12 15:20
Donna, Vicki and all. I am very sorry to learn of your mother's passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Felix

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