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Janelle Leonhardt Cook

April 14, 1958 August 17, 2019
Janelle Leonhardt Cook
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Cherryville - Mrs. Janelle Leonhardt Cook, 61, of 1811 Requa Road, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Hospice at Wendover in Shelby.

Janelle was born on April 14, 1958 in Lincoln County, NC a daughter of the late Burl Leonhardt and Mabel Canipe Leonhardt. She worked for Richway/Morse Shoe Company traveling for three years. When she moved back home she married Wayne Cook and was the bookkeeper for Cooks Masonry for 13 years and also for Farmers Fertilizer and was a caregiver to her parents. Janelle was a former member of Bess Chapel United Methodist Church where she was a member of the United Methodist Women and served on the Missions and bereavement committee. She is a member of North Brook Baptist Church where she helped to start the clothes closet, the block party and the back to school program and also served as a greeter, bereavement, missions. Janelle also volunteered for Christian ministry in Lincoln County as a receptionist and delivered meals on wheels.

Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Wayne Cook of the home; a son Mike Cook and wife Heather of Cherryville; a daughter, Wendy Lattimore and husband Jimmy of Fallston; a sister, Burlene Eaker; three brothers, Doyle Leonhardt, Jack Leonhardt and Jamie Leonhardt all of Cherryville; five grandchildren, Kelssie, Gavin, Payton, Easton and Natalie and also surviving are special nieces and nephews, Alisa Eaker, Teresa Leonhardt, Stacy Leonhardt, Kevin Leonhardt and Angela Leonhardt and special friends Teressa Brady and Kathy Beal.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00PM on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home and at other times the family will be at the home.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at North Brook Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Wise officiating.

Burial will be at North Brook Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to North Brook Baptist Church 7421 Flay Road, Cherryville, NC 28021 or to Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Linda Towery 2357 Bess Chapel Church Rd., Cherryville, NC 28021.

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Cook.

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6:00 PM 8/19/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/19/2019 8:00:00 PM
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service

PO Box 427
405 North Dixie Street
Cherryville, NC 28021

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service
PO Box 427 Cherryville 28021 NC
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2:00 PM 8/20/2019 2:00:00 PM
North Brook Baptist Church

7421 Flay Road
Cherryville, NC 28021

North Brook Baptist Church
7421 Flay Road Cherryville 28021 NC
United States

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North Brook Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cherryville, North Carolina 28021

Cherryville 28021 North Carolina
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