Rheta May Gosney Cook died on June 22, 2019, at Duke University Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. Rheta was born on February 19, 1934, in Danville Virginia. Rheta was a 1952 George Washington High School graduate. Her parents were Lester Carson Gosney and Elizabeth Oakley. Rheta is survived by her three children, Robert Lee Cook of Durham N.C., Karen Elizabeth Heter of Wilmington N.C., and Susan Marie Botta of Ramsey, N.J., 19 loving grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. Rheta was an avid reader and bridge player. A sweet soul that will be missed. A graveside service at Highland Cemetery in Danville will be held at a later date.