CONCORD- Sally Elizabeth Ledbetter Cook, 97, passed away at Holden Beach on July 28, 2020.
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An 11am Saturday graveside service will be held at Cabarrus Memorial Gardens. Dr. William Whitlock will officiate. The funeral will be live streamed from Wilkinson Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
Elizabeth was born Robeson County on May 11, 1923 to Neil Cleve and Esther Mae Hall Ledbetter. Before her health declined, she was an active member of Harmony United Methodist Church where she was the oldest member and longtime Sunday school teacher. After moving to be with her son she attended Fair Haven Baptist Church. She was an extraordinary cook and baker. The two most important things in Elizabeth’s life were her family and her Lord.
She was preceded in death by three husbands, Glenn A. Cook, Lucian Ritchie, and Daniel Cletus Talbert; brothers, Alvin Ledbetter (WWII KIA) and Woodrow Ledbetter ; sisters, Thelma Frye, Mary Belle Pennington, Dorothy Kimray, Helen Russell, and Bernice Dover Burris.
Mrs. Cook is survived by her sons, Danny Talbert (Terry) of Holden Beach and Barry Talbert(Barbra) of Albemarle; Stepdaughter, Tammy Drew of Salisbury; six grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren and eleven great-great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Harmony UMC Budget fund, 406 Union Cemetery Rd SW, Concord NC 28027 or to Fair Haven Baptist Church. PO Box 2462, Shallotte NC 28470.