Mary Cook

Mary Ella Cook, age 81, of Marlinton, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.

Born August 8, 1932, at Roar, she was a daughter of the late William E. and Ada Pauline Doss Jackson.

Mary attended Methodist and Baptist churches in Marlinton and was a desk clerk for the Marlinton Motor Inn.

In additon to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Nellie Bently, Betty Miller and Joyce Thomas; and a brother, James Jackson.

She is survived by two daughters, Paula Carlevaro, of Ocean City, Maryland, and Leona Wasson, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania; three sons, Donnie Skaggs, of Baltimore, Maryland, Steven Dale Skaggs, of Marlinton, and Patrick Pyne, of Linfield, Pennsylvania; a sister, Bonnie Black, of Warner Robbins, Georgia; three brothers, David Jackson, of Elkins, Clyde Jackson, of Augusta, Georgia, and Richard Jackson, of Red Line, Pennsylvania; 11 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is Saturday, May 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lantz Funeral Home in Buckeye. Per her request, the body will be cremated.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 921 West Neville Street, Beckley, WV 25801.

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