Kathleen Jones Cook, 87, of Siler City died Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Mrs. Cook was born in Chatham County on October 19, 1931 the daughter of Kenny and Pearl (Johnson) Jones. Everyone knew her as "Ma". Ma was a special lady to many. She was married to her one and only true love Ulys for 67 years. Ma loved her husband and missed him since the day he passed away. She loved her children, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren with all her heart. Ma spent years raising her children and grandchildren and then helped raise her great- grandchildren. Ma loved her garden, even up to a few weeks ago wanting her garden plowed. She spent countless hours in her garden and in her flowers. Ma enjoyed baking cakes and donating them to church auctions. Ma could always make the best biscuits, she always had biscuits on the table. Ma taught all her family to love one another and to always be there for each other.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her husband, Ulys Cook and her parents.
She is survived by daughter: Joan Cook Harris and husband, Lon; sons: Rocky Cook and wife, Phyllis and Elton Cook and wife, Sandra; grandchildren, Phillip Cook and wife, Kristina, Beverly Cook Fields, Andrea Smith, Rodney Cook and wife, Natasha, Chris Cook and wife, Ginger, Heather Brown and husband, Chris, Christine Presley and husband, John, Lonnie Harris and wife, Katie; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City. The funeral will be Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM at South Fork Friends Meeting, 359 South Fork-Bethel Road, Snow Camp with Pastor Andrew Needham and Rev. Bob Wachs officiating. Burial will follow in Big Meadows Primitive Baptist Church, Pitttsboro.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.