Mary Theresa (Cook) Ripley

November 15, 2013

in Obituaries

Mary Theresa (Cook) Ripley, 80, of Sedalia, died on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at Rest Haven Convalescent and Retirement Home.

She was born on Nov. 17, 1932 in Sedalia daughter of George A. and Bertha Montgomery Cook. She graduated from Smithton High School. Theresa worked for the Smithton Bank and later for Third National Bank where she retired from. She is a member of the Lake Creek United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crocheting.

She is survived by one daughter; Cheryl Hofstetter (David) of Florence, one brother; Berton Cook (Betty) of Smithton, one sister; Debra Cook of Sedalia, one sister-in-law; Lu Cook of Harrisburg, Missouri, three grandsons, Jeremy Hofstetter (Michelle), Seth Hofstetter (Jennifer), Scott Hofstetter (Rebecca), one great granddaughter; Emilia Hofstetter. She was preceded by her parents and one brother; Hubert Cook.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Veale officiating.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jeremy Hofstetter, Seth Hofstetter, Scott Hofstetter, Kelly Cook, Greg Cook, Doug Stark, Matt Martin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kami Stark and Shelli Martin. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Tuesday with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 19 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Smithton Cemetery.

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