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Janell Cook

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Janell Cook was born Sept. 4, 1936, at Martins Mill.

She passed away March 6, 2021, at her home in Terrell.

Her parents were Robert Grady and Willie P. Peel.

Janell had three sisters, Jacqueline Petty, La Fern Mince, Cornelia Manley and one brother, Thurman Peel.

Janell is survived by her loving husband, Bill Cook, her children: Marty Roberts, Lindy Roberts and his wife Anna, Kelly Roberts, Lori Roberts, and step-children, Sabrina Cook, and Todd Cook. And “Special Son” Robert Peel. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Janell grew up in the Canton area and graduated from Canton High School in 1956. She lived in Terrell many years where she worked at several local hospitals. She retired from Terrell Community Hospital in 2000 when she married Bill and moved to Houston, where Bill lived. They returned to Terrell in 2016.

Janell’s services were held March 12, 2021, at Max Slayton Funeral Home and internment was at Haven of Memories in Canton.