Helen Esteleta CookPublished 10:32pm Thursday, February 7, 2013
Helen Esteleta Cook, 98, of Suffolk, Va., passed away on Feb. 6, 2013. A native of Sesser, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Alonzo Brown and Maggie Rizzly Brown. She was also predeceased by her husband, Lyle Jasper Cook; a daughter, Lila L. Cook Raul; and her daughter-in-law, Virginia Britton Cook.
She is survived by her son, James Alonzo Cook Sr., of Suffolk, and a brother, Roy Brown, of Mt. Vernon, Ill.; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Friends may join the family Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory from 3 to 5 p.m. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton, Ill. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern VA Chapter, 6350 Center Drive, Suite 102, Norfolk, VA 23502. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.