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Maria Fern Alexander Cook, age 59, of Muscle Shoals, AL passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Visitation will be Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 12-2 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with service to follow at 2 p.m. Dr. Robert Gamble will be officiating. Burial will take place in Colbert Memorial Gardens.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Annie King Alexander; mother-in-law, Evelyn Sisk Cook; and her husband James “Jim” Walter Cook.
She is survived by her son, Alex Cook (Deanna); daughter, Kelley Woods (Justin); grandchildren, Cohen Woods, Eli Woods, and Logan Woods; brothers-in-law, Charles “Pat” Cook (Cindy), Mike Cook (Peggy); nephews, Michael, Lee, and Ross; and niece, Stephanie Jones.
Pallbearers will be Mike Cook, Pat Cook, Michael Cook, Lee Cook, Ross Cook, and Hunter Cook.
Maria worked at Eliza Memorial Coffee Hospital for over 30 years starting as an aide and working her way to one of the best nurses at ECM Hospital. Her caring and Compassionate nature along with her skills and passion for nursing enriched not only the lives of her patients but her coworkers and family as well. Her infectious smile and laugh will be missed by all who knew her.