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Ms. Lucy Ree Cook, 62, of Cross Hill departed this life on Monday, October 27, 2019, at her home.

She was born on July 16, 1957, to the late Woodrow Cook and Margaret Cook.

At an early age, she attended St. John Baptist Church in Cross Hill. Lucy graduated from Clinton High School in 1975.

Lucy later joined the Marine Corps where she served from 1978 to 1980. Afterwards, she was employed with the Basic Food Service. After years of employment, she retired from Whitten Center in Clinton.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by three brothers, Woodrow Cook, Jr., Willie J. Cook, and Walter Cook; three sisters, Lee Bannah Cook, Mary Latimore, and Christine Johnson; and her stepmother, Janice G. Cook.

Ms. Cook leaves to cherish fond memories a daughter; Tyra Lala Se'Mone Cook of Cross Hill; a god-daughter, Wendy Latimore of Laurens; a nephew reared in the home, Quinton Cook; five sisters, Sara Dendy of Waterloo, Robertha Lewis, Margarine Cook, Nina (Benjamin) Longshore, and Malinda Cook of Cross Hill; one brother; Sammie (Nora) Cook, all of Cross Hill; two sisters-in-law, Rosa A. Cook of Greenwood and Jessie B. Cook of Cross Hill; one brother-in-law, Walter C. (Gaynell) Johnson of Jacksonville, Fla.; a special god-daughter, DaLaishia Massey, and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends.