Betty Sue Thompson Cook

Published 5:39 pm Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Betty Sue Thompson Cook

September 10, 2017

Mrs. Betty Sue Thompson Cook, 84 died Sunday morning (September 10, 2017) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross following a short illness.

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She was born in Bainbridge, Ga. and lived many years in the area before moving to Waycross in 1992.  She was a former telephone operator with Quincy Telephone Company and also worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Cairo, Ga..

Mrs. Cook was a daughter of the late W.C. Thompson and Martha Hunt Thompson.  She was married to the late Raymond Oxford Cook, Sr. and also preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Mayo.

She is survived by her son, Raymond Oxford Cook, Jr. (wife Patsy) of Millwood, Ga.; two grandchildren, Sarah Deen (husband Cody) of Waycross and Brandon Waters (wife Desirae) of Waycross; two great grandchildren, Kaige Michael Deen and Arianna Elizabeth Deen; a sister, Mary Melvin of Tallahassee, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday (September 15, 2017) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. The family will be receiving friends Friday afternoon at the funeral home from 1 until 2 o’clock.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home of Waycross is in charge of the arrangements.