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Frances LaMont Cook


Frances LaMont Cook, 97, of Waco, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at a local hospital.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Porter Springs Cemetery adjacent to her husband, Lansford Cook. Porter Springs is near to Crockett in Houston County. Services will be conducted by Rick Kelley of the Grace Street Church of Christ in Crockett.

Frances was born June 21, 1910, in Whitney, Texas, to William Nuckols and Florence McCabe. She graduated in 1930 from College of Industrial Arts, retired from the Houston Independent School District as a teacher and counselor, and lived many happy years on land originally settled by early Cook family.

Frances was also preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Wofford. Frances is survived by her brother, W.D. Nuckols of Clifton; her daughter, Doris Dell of Woodland Hills, Calif.; and her son, the Rev. Bob Maxwell of Robinson; six grandchildren; and 10 great- grandchildren. Memorials may be sent to Grace Street Church of Christ 124 S. Grace Street Crockett, TX 75835, or to the Porter Springs Cemetery Association in care of Kathy Ward 301 Johnson Avenue Crockett, TX 75835.