Frederika Illyene Cook, wife of 61 years to Reese Cook, of 1379 East Cope Creek Road, Sylva, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 11, 2021.

She is survived by her three children, David (Velvet), Twila (Eric), Charlie (Sherrill); a daughter by choice, Paislee (James); eight grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Josh Cook; her parents; one brother; and one sister.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Cook Family Cemetery located on Claude Cook Road.