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1010 S. White Street
P.O. Box 99
ATHENS, TN 37371-0099
Phone: 423-745-3013
Fax: 423-745-7733
Alice Cooke

Alice Cooke (Robeson)

Sunday, October 27th, 1929 - Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Alice Robeson Cooke, 90, of Athens, died peacefully Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens with her grandsons by her side. Alice was originally from Newport, TN, born to the late Dr. Edward and Sallie Ottinger Robeson, but lived in Athens since her high school and college years and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Alice was a resident of Morning Pointe Assisted Living for almost 6 years. She was preceded in death by her husband William Gettys Cooke who was a well known business and civic leader of Athens. Alice and Bill co-owned and operated the Cooke Paper Box Company in Athens for many years.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary Alice Cooke; two grandsons and their spouses Will Lepchitz (Melissa), Drew Lepchitz (Lauren) ; two great granddaughters, Emma and Haley Lepchitz all of GA; two loving nieces, Sara Calhoun Simpson (Ben), Ellen Calhoun Lawson (Robby), and four great nephews, Keith and Alex (Lauren Nixon) Lawson, Benjamin (Renee) and Mark Simpson (Nichole)
Due.to the current situation this country is facing at this time, the family will hold a private burial at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Athens and a date for an upcoming formal visitation and service for her many, many friends and extended family will be at a date to be determined.
The family suggests memorials be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 E. College Street, Athens, TN 37303; or McMinn County Living Heritage Museum, 512 W. Madison Avenue, Athens, TN 37303.
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Elizabeth witt

Posted at 10:20pm
I am sorry to hear of your loss may God give you peace comfort and strength at this time.
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Debbie Morse

Posted at 10:43pm
Mary - I was so saddened to hear of your sweet momma's passing. Alice was a good buddy of mine and she will truly be missed. I always loved her smile and hearty laugh. We have lost our earthly friend, but she is now healthy and happy and with our Lord. God bless you and your entire family during this difficult time. If there is anything I can do for you, please do not hesitate to contact me. Sending you my love and prayers. Debbie Morse

Debbie Hashe

Posted at 12:01pm
Mary Alice and family, just wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. I always enjoyed visiting Alice at Morning Pointe. She was always upbeat and interested in what was going on in my family even when I realized she was not feeling so well herself. I will miss seeing her when I visit at Morning Pointe. Debbie Hashe
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Susan Fleming

Posted at 03:29am
I was so sorry to have seen the notice this morning about the loss of your mother. She was truly a special person, and I remember her as a kind mom who always had a big smile on her face. My thoughts and heart are with you and your family.
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Laura A Sullivan

Posted at 11:32pm
Many years ago I was a very young secretary at Trinity UMC, as well as a member. That often provided stress. Alice was on the Altar Guild and when she needed to polish the brass she would bring it into my office where we would laugh and cut up. She knew that my position was sometimes difficult and provided warmth, humor, wonderful church and life advice, as well as just her own special spark! I will never forget her or the talks we had. She was a very special lady. My sympathy to her family.
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