Ann Elizabeth Cook, 77, of 126 Pear Tree Road, Sutherlin, Va., went home to be with the Lord suddenly on Sunday, October 27, 2019 after being in declining health for the past two years. Ann was born in the Schoolfield community of Danville on March 29, 1942, a daughter to the late Earl Barton Cook and Myrtle Hungate Cook. She was a graduate of George Washington High School, a graduate of the University of North Carolina, and from Washington Mary University. Ann had had lived in Richmond prior to moving to the Sutherlin community after her retirement from the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Medicaid Services, where worked as a supervisor. She was instrumental in preparing the Medicaid Plan for Virginia. Ann was a member of the New Life Community Church where she was very active as long as her health permitted. She had served on the church Board of Councilors. Ann is survived by one brother, Earl David Cook and wife, Diane, of Sutherlin, Va.; six nieces; and one nephew. A memorial service for Ann will conducted on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 2 p.m. from the New Life Community Church in Blairs, Va., by Pastor Jim Reed. Interment will follow in Danville Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the service, and other times at the residence of her brother, David and Diane Cook, 126 Pear Tree Road, Sutherlin, VA 24594. Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel is respectfully serving the Cook family. Online condolences can be made at

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