Edna Farr Cook, 71, worked 25 years at Communications Specialists Co.

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Edna “Pat” Farr Cook, 71 of Wilmington, passed away on July 13, 2016, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

She was born at James Walker Memorial Hospital on Sept. 2, 1944, to Charlie L. Farr and Edna Register Farr. She was retired after having worked 25 years at Communications Specialists Company.

Edna Farr Cook
            Edna Farr Cook

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie L. and Edna R. Farr; her brothers, Charlie L. Farr Jr., Lloyd Clifton Farr, Harvey L. Farr; and her sisters, Helen E. Farr McNeill and JoAnn Carol Farr Porter; and her husband, George William Cook Sr.

She is survived by her two children, Deborah Cook Spann and George W. Cook Jr., both of Wilmington; a grandchild, Felicia Gayle Cook of Wilmington; and by her two sisters, Jean Farr Styles of Largo, Fla., and Betty Farr DiPietro of Mansfield, Mass.

The family offers special thanks to all the nurses and doctors at New Hanover Regional Medical Center for their wonderful care, and to family and friends who have come long distances to pay their respects and to provide support to the immediate family trying to get through this heartbreaking time.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Home, 3915 Oleander Drive, Wilmington. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2016, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 1311 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington.

Condolences to the family may be offered at www.coblewardsmithwilmington.com.