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Vona I. (Brown) Cook

February 12, 1929 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 90)

Vona I. Cook, 90, of Decatur, Illinois, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019, at her home in Decatur, IL.

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 13, 2019, at Taylor Cemetery, RFD Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

She was born February 12, 1929, in Boody, IL, the daughter of George & Lida Sarah (Swarms) Brown. Married Lester Vern  Cook, Sr. on June 25, 1950 in Corinth, MS, he passed away October 14, 1980. She was formerly employed as an Inspector at Taylor Pharmaceuticals, Decatur, IL.

She is survived by: Son - Lester Cook, Jr., Sorento, IL; Daughters - Charlotte Purkes & Cecil, Warrensburg, IL and Lida Cook, Decatur, IL; 6 Grandchildren; and Brother - George Brown, Decatur, IL. 

Preceded in death by: Parents; Husband; Brother - Carl Brown.

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