Sharon V. Cook


Sharon V. Cook, 81, of Illiopolis, Ill., passed away April 7, 2019, at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, Ill.
She was born October 12, 1937, in DuQuoin, Ill., the daughter of Ralph Eugene and Mildred Pauline Cook.
Sharon will be deeply missed by her lifelong friend, Cheryl Lawyer of Illiopolis, Ill.; her son, Brett Allen Cook of Champaign- Urbana, Ill.; daughter, Lee Ann Wyer of Georgetown, Ill.; grandchildren, Jaimee (Robert) Martin of Georgetown, Jesse Wyer of Bloomington, Charles Nevels of Georgetown, Chasitee Nevels of Georgetown; great-grandchildren, Robert, Hope, Anna, Ethan, Madeline, Grayson, Gideon and Lena.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Ralph Cook.
Sharon grew up in DuQuoin, Ill., then later moved to Tuscola, Ill., where she graduated high school in 1955. After high school, she began working as an operator at Tuscola Telephone Company. She later moved to Danville, Ill., and worked for Magnavox and Autotron, where the retired.
She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and loved her children and grandchildren deeply.
A celebration of Sharon's life will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville.
Memorials can be made in her name to any charity for the hearing impaired. Please join Sharon's family in sharing photos and memories on her Tribute Wall at
Published on April 9, 2019
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