LAWRENCEVILLE, Illinois — Helen “Shorty” Ann Cook, 80, Lawrenceville, died Monday, July 25, 2022.

She worked in the purchasing department at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include four children, Tammy Akers, Julie Ice, Brad Cook and Stacey Powell; two sisters, Karole Macey and Debora Clark; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and special companion, Larry Rhodes.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. CDT on Sunday at the Bridgeport City Cemetery.

There is no visitation.

Arrangements were handled by Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home.

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