Mrs. Josephine Yvonne Cook, age 56, of Rome, GA foermerly of the Welcome Hill Community died Sunday May 4 at Floyd Medical Center in Rome.

Mrs. Cook was born May 30, 1951 in Stevenson, Alabama the daughter of Henry Thomas Arnold, Sr. and mamie Lee Hawkins Arnold.  She was a member of the Welcome Hill Baptist Church and was formerly employed with Mt. Vernon Mills.  Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ennis Cook, Sr. and a brother, Henry T. Arnold, Jr.

Survivors include her children, Donald Ennis Cook, Jr., Kelly Yvonne Cook, and Flora Lee "Lori" Cook all of Rome, Georgia.  Sisters and brothers in law Jessie & John Ivey, Stevenson, Alabama, Anna & Billy Isom of Crossville, AL, Kathleen & Lamar Curvin of Gadsden, Alabama, Juanita & Jim Thornton of Lafayette, Georgia, Patsy & Dan Thorton of Lafayette, Georgia, Marilyn & Bobby Patterson of Summerville; brothers and sisters in law, Otho & Doris Arnold of Stevenson, Alabama, Leon Arnold of Tunnell Hill, Georgia, and Clara Trammell of Trion, Eugene and Joan Arnold of Armuchee, Georgia, James Rydo Arnold of Summerville; grandchildren, Erin Madison Tapp, Angel Kindle Jordan and several neices and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Tuesday May 6, 2008 at Mason Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Terry Shores officiating.  Interment will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Marty Cook, Chris Russell, Terry Dobson, Matt Thornton, Ray Thornton, Josh Tapp, Tony Bean and Scott Miller.  Honorary pallbears will be Roland Brown, Lloyd Parrish, Charlie Gann, Lamar Curvin, Billy Isom, Dan Thornton, Jim Thornton and Bobby Patterson.

Mrs. Cook will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends form 6 until 8 P.M. Monday May 5, 2008.  Mason Funeral Home is directing.