Mary Ann (Welker) Cook, age 71, of Florissant, Mo., died Dec. 18, 2011.
She was married to B. Eldon Cook on July 31, 1957. To this union two children were born. Mr. Welker preceded her in death.
She is survived by her children, Debra Ann (Brian) Thurston of Florissant, Mo., and Donald Eldon (Katrinia) Cook of Granite City, Ill; five granddaughters, Pamela Thurston, Melodi Cook, Stephanie Oben-haus, Sabrina Cook, and Emily Cook; two great-granddaughters, Zoey Cook and Olivia Obenhaus; and two sisters, Sammie Welker and Jean Dunaway.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Winna Jo Welker, and a grandchild, Sammi Jo Cook.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 from 5-7 p.m. with a memorial service beginning at 7 p.m. at Buchholz Spanish Lake Mortuary 1645 Redman Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. 63138.