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Marjorie Thompson RookJuly 17, 1928 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 88)
Marjorie Thompson Rook, age 88, of Lilburn, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 12, 2017at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, with Rev. Danny Odum officiating. Interment will follow, at a later date, in Eternal Hills Memory Gardens, Snellville. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.
A native of Ashley Heights, NC, Mrs. Rook earned her nursing degree in 1950 at High Point Memorial Hospital in High Point, N.C. She eventually worked her way up from night supervisor to director of nurses at Shallowford Community Hospital. She also taught EMT classes to firefighters and later worked in the recovery room. She retired from Shallowford Community Hospital in 1989 to keep her granddaughter, Amanda. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Ray Rook, of Lilburn; daughter, Carol Lather, of Lilburn; sisters, Edna McCaskill of Biscoe, NC; Marie Turner of Greensboro, NC, and Pat Loftin of Martinsville, VA; granddaughter, Amanda and Andrew Taylor and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, Lilburn, Georgia.