Melissa Jo Cook was born September 9,1965 in Kingston, New York to Vincent and Dorothy (Kiilderhouse) Stokes. She passed away April 28, 2010 at her home in Osceola, Missouri.
On September 17, 1983 Melissa was united in marriage to Gary Allen Cook. To this union two children were born, Adam Lee Cook and Jessica Lynn Cook Radford.
Melissa was a member of the First Christian Church in Osceola, Missouri. She enjoyed working on graphic design and even designed and ran her own graphic design website. She also enjoyed online gaming and watching WWE wrestling. Melissa looked forward to watching her garden grow and picking the vegetables every spring.
She was preceded in death by her twin brother, at birth; sisters, Kim Ginther and Debbie Shultis and grandson, Christopher Radford.
Melissa is survived by her loving husband, Gary of the home, son, Adam of the home, daughter, Jessica, Goldsboro, North Carolina, and grandson, Aydin James Radford, Goldsboro, North Carolina; mother, Dorothy Stokes, St. Petersburg, FL; father, Vincent Stokes, Kingston, NY, 14 brothers and sisters, other relatives and friends.
There are no words to express how dearly loved she was and how deeply she will be missed.