Chancy Cook died at her home near Port Royal on Sunday of last week
at the age of 74 years. Mrs. Cook's maiden name was Mary Ann
Palmerton, and she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin
Palmerton, being norn on the old homestead in Charlotteville.
She married Mr. Cook in 1862
and they settled on a farm in her native township, where during the
course of their happy life their children were born.
Having disposed of their
farm in Charlotteville, they bought the O. F. Fick farm at Port
Royal, where for the few recent years they have been living.
In addition to a sorrowing
husband, she is deeply mourned by five sons, S. B., east-end keeper,
Long Point, W. S. of Alexander Louisiana, Charles of Vancouver B.C.,
T. B. of Freemont Michigan, and John of Port Royal; and one
daughter, Mrs. Lee Beaupre of Simcoe.
She is also survived by one
brother, James Palmerton of Port Rowan, and one sister, Mrs. Jennie
Gibson of Cygnet, Ohio.
The deceased in early life
united with the Baptist Church and from that time until her death
continued ab active and faithful worker in that cause.
The funeral was held on
Wednesday. The services at the house were conducted by her pastor,
the Rev. J. M. Smith of Port Rowan, after which the remains were
taken to Forestville for interment, where the services at the church
and grave were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Fare in the presence of a
large number of relatives and friends.