Joy Marie Cook
Joy was born Dec. 4, 1984, in Avery County, the daughter of Keith and Judy Cook. She was a research assistant of bio-statistics at the University of North Carolina and attended Heaton Christian Church.
In addition to her parents, Joy is survived by one brother, D.J. Cook and wife, Angela, of Creedmore, N.C.; her paternal grandmother, Jean Cook of Elk Park; and her maternal grandparents, Dwain and Alverta Forbes of Bellville, Ohio.
She is also survived by a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and many good friends. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Dennis Cook.
Funeral services for Joy Marie Cook were conducted Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Heaton Christian Church. The body laid in state at the church from 4 until 7 p.m. Officiating was Brent Nidifer and Jamie Shell.
The family received friends Thursday, May 22, 2014, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.
Graveside services and burial will be conducted Friday morning, May 23, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Crossnore First Baptist Church Cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Suite 200, Bethesda, Md., 20814 or to Donate Life North Carolina, P.O. Box 51262, Durham, NC 27717.
Online condolences may be sent to the Cook family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com. Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.