Noma M. Lusk Cook


OCEANA Noma Mae Lusk Cook, 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1999, at a Beckley hospital following a short illness. Born March 18, 1912, at Cyclone, she was the daughter of the late William and Ida Bailey Lusk. Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a member of the Toneda Baptist Church of Oceana and the ABW of Toneda Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman R. Cook; three brothers, McKenley, Earnel and Arlie Lusk; and seven sisters, Lunda, Ella, Gracie, and Zada Lusk, Bessie Toler, Bertha Daniels, and Lettie Paynter. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survivors include a son, Raymond R. Cook and his wife, Janice, of Burke, Va.; a daughter, Delores Cook Blair and her husband, Sam, of Sanford, N.C.; three grandsons, Billy Blair and his wife, Malene, of Sanford, N.C., Timothy Cook and his wife, Alina, of Annandale, Va., and Greg Cook and his wife, Jennifer, of Centreville, Va.; four great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and a special niece, Zelma Workman of Cyclone. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Toneda Baptist Church, Oceana, with the Rev. Dwight Stafford officiating. Burial will follow in Kopperston Community Cemetery. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Evans and Evans Funeral Directors, and one hour before the services Saturday at the church. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Evans and Evans Funeral Directors, Oceana.

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