Rebecca Harris Cook

October 14, 1931 ~ November 6, 2019 (age 88)


Mrs. Cook, age 88, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00PM Thursday November 14, 2019 at New Shiloh Methodist Church in Humboldt, Tennessee. Interment to follow in Rose Hill Cemetery Humboldt, Tennessee.

Rebecca was born on October 14, 1931 in Dyer, Tennessee to the late Clarence Edwin Couch and Mary Lucille Norman Couch. She was a 1950 graduate of Yorkville High School, Yorkville, Tennessee. Over the course of her life, Rebecca worked for various retail stores including Walgreens, Piggly Wiggly, and J.C. Penney. She retired from J. C. Penny in 1996. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church, Dyer, Tennessee. Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by her parents, husband George Howell Harris, Sr.; son, George Howell Harris, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Donna Lynn Harris; step-son, Leonard Lamar Cook, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Leonard Lamar Cook, Sr., Dyersburg, Tennessee; daughter, Anita Harris Snapp (Beryl), Clermont, Florida; son Michael Harris, Apopka, Florida; grandson, Rodney Wildridge, ( Gina) Cedar Grove, Tennessee; granddaughter Amanda Harris Kirchner, Apopka Florida. Three sisters, Betty L Moore, Whiteville, Tennessee; Judy Crocker (William), Trenton, Tennessee and Patricia Hamilton, Medina, Tennessee. Seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends on Thursday at New Shiloh Methodist Church from 11:00AM until time of services.

Dilday-Carter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements 731-986-8281 


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