Sharon L. Cook, 78 of Urbana, formerly of St. Joseph passed away Tuesday November 5, 2019 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Urbana. Sharon was born October 16, 1941 in Urbana, the daughter of Seymour and Helen Lewis. She was one of seven children. She married David Cook on May 16, 1965 in Urbana and he survives. Sharon is also survived by a daughter, Kimberly Ann Coyne of St. Joseph, grandchildren, Blair Ann Coyne of St. Joseph, Justin Awalt of Orange County, CA, great grandchildren, Cain Awalt and Jax Awalt also of Orange County, CA.
Sharon graduated from Champaign Central High School in 1960 and was a telephone operator at IL Bell which later became A T & T. She retired after 30 years of service. She enjoyed being with her family and spent the next years traveling and assisting them in their businesses. She enjoyed, for entertainment, playing slot machines.
The Cook family sincerely appreciates the care and caring of Harbor Light Hospice and their staff and the Brookdale Assisted Living staff and facilities with Sharon’s 7-year battle with cancer. There are no services planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the Champaign County Humane Society. Condolences may be offered at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com.
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