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10/10/2020 8:10:00 AM
Sarah L. Cook
August 30, 1934 - October 8, 2020

Sarah L. Cook, 86 of Edinburg passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7:35 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill. She was born on August 30, 1934 in Edinburg, Ill. the daughter of Finley and Ida Francis (Humphrey) Truax. She worked as a housekeeper at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill.

She is survived by her half sisters: Shirley (David) Gurski, Joyce (Dennis) Barnett of Springfield, Ill.; Rosemary Libbens, Alice Bell all of Petersburg, Ill.; Jeanie (Carl) Brodie of Peoria, Ill.; Mary Courtney of Canton, Ill.; brothers: Darrell (Jan) Humphrey of Alabama, Larry (Jane) Humphrey of Oklahoma and David (Brenda) Humphrey of Petersburg; sister-in-law: Carole Humphrey of Petersburg, Ill.; uncles: Daniel (Lois) Cook of Carlinville, Ill.; Donald (Anna) Cook of Minnesota; aunt: Lucy (Robert) Gideon of Mechanicsburg, Ill.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother: Thomas Humphrey, nephews Teddy Humphrey, Darrell Humphrey Jr. and David Truax brothers-in-law: Wayne Truax, Ronnie Libbens, and Dick Courtney, two aunts, eight uncles and grandparents Walter and Mary Cook.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Graveside Service will be held following the visitation starting at 11:45 a.m. at Edinburg Cemetery in Edinburg with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating. Inurnment will be in Edinburg Cemetery in Edinburg, Ill.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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