Mrs. Martha Faye Harp Cook

Published 8:42 am Monday, October 12, 2015

Mrs. Martha Faye Harp Cook, 87, passed away October 8, 2015 at her home. She was born January 6, 1928 in Forsyth County to the late Henry Clifton Harp and Nancy Burgess Harp. Mrs. Cook was a lifetime member of Union Ridge United Methodist Church. She was valedictorian of her graduating class at Griffith High School. She retired from Western Electric with 33 years of service. Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny E. (Jr.) Cook and her son-in-law, Jim Vickers; her two sisters, Nancy Carol and Dora Hege and her brother, Alton Harp. She is survived by her daughter, Karen Vickers; a son, Ronald Cook (Diane); four grandchildren, Dr. Meghan Cook (Josh Willard), Mitch Cook, Mike Vickers (Kelly), and Brandon Vickers (Melissa); four great grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Adams and Vera Harp Brewer (Lindsey). A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm, Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel in Advance with the Rev. Jerry Evans officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The Cook family would like to thank Joyce Bullard for all her love, care and compassion for their mother and also Ruth Smith for her love and care of Miss Martha. Floral tributes will be accepted or memorials may be made to Union Ridge United Methodist Church, 3620 Old Lexington Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27107 or Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care, for: SECU Hospice Home, PO Box 1267, Yadkinville, NC 27055. Online condolences may be made at