Elizabeth Ina Cook

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Elizabeth Ina Cook

Funeral services for Beth “Toots” Cook, 68 year old Sheridan woman who passed away Saturday the 16th of November at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital, will be held Monday, December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Reverend Kevin Jones officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Mrs. Cook’s memory may be made to the Beth Cook Memorial, a college fund set up for her granddaughter Miranda.
Elizabeth Ina Cook was born on December 5, 1944 in Buffalo, Wyoming to Dallas and Martha Knighten. She grew up and went to school in Kaycee and graduated from Kaycee High School with the class of 1963. After high school she went to work at the Feed Rack in Kaycee. She was married in Buffalo in 1964 to William Cook and they made their home in Buffalo. They lived in various parts of Wyoming following oil field work for several years and Beth worked as a waitress. They were living in Powell, Wyoming when they divorced and Beth moved to Buffalo where she was a waitress at the Husky Truck Stop. Ill health forced her to retire in 1992 and she moved to Sheridan where she lived until the time of her death.
Beth was an accomplished seamstress and a friend to all who needed her. If she didn’t have what she needed to give, she would go get it.
Beth is survived by one daughter, Jaci Williams and her husband David of Cheyenne; one son Robert Cook of Billings; one sister Martha Mack and her husband Jim of Sheridan; three brothers, Earl Knighten and his wife Dorothy of Thermopolis, David Knighten and his wife Barbara of Orem, Utah and Jim Knighten and his wife Kathy of Alaska; three grandchildren, Miranda Walker, Eric Williams and Amanda Williams all of Cheyenne; one great granddaughter Caidyn Viste also of Cheyenne and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.