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Betty Jo Cook

January 12, 1948 — March 21, 2017

Betty Jo Cook, age 69 years, died March 21, 2017 in Somerset, Kentucky at the Jean Waddle Care Center.

She was born in McCreary County, Kentucky on January 12, 1948 the daughter of Ernest and Gertie (Gregory) Roberts. She was a member of the Lower Hickory Grove Baptist Church. Betty loved her dog, Lucky and camping with family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Shelvie Phillips and Wayne Cook; son, Gerald Phillips; brothers, Starlin Roberts, Estel Roberts, Paul Roberts, and Dan Roberts; and sister, Wilda Crabtree.

Survivors include her sons, James Phillips (Rhonda) of Whitley City, Kentucky, Ray Phillips (Bobbie) of Somerset, Kentucky, Crandle Phillips of Whitley City, Kentucky, and Mike Phillips of Monticello, Kentucky; and 14 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Friday March 24, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Scottie Corder officiating.  Burial  followed at the Upper Cal Hill Cemetery.  The family received friends Thursday March 23, 2017, from 6 - 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Marshes Siding Church of God

23 Alun Rd, Marshes Siding, KY 42631

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