---- — ROME CITY — Helen Ruth Cook, 89, died Friday at her residence.
On July 27, 1942, in Decatur, she married William H. “Shorty” Cook. He died Jan. 24, 2006.
Surviving are three daughters, Donna (Robert) Gulick, Avilla, Carolyn Cook, Howe, and Joan Cook, Brimfield; and three sons, James Cook, Okeechobee, Fla., Donald E. Cook, Rome City, and Douglas W. (Cheryl) Cook, Kendallville.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange.
Visitation will be prior to the service Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.