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Eva Shirley Cook

March 22, 1936 — February 7, 2024

Santaquin

Eva Shirley Cook, 87, of Orem, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2024.  She was born March 22, 1936, in Manti, Utah, to Cyril Warren Foote and Margaret Brox Foote.  She married Donald Curtis Hadlock in 1953. He preceded her in death on August 30, 1963. Shirley later married Richard A. Cook on September 22, 1968. He preceded her in death on December 6, 2022. 

Shirley was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving as a counselor in the Relief Society Presidency.  She took out her endowments later in life and served diligently until she was unable to attend. Shirley worked at a dentist’s office for both Dr. Brimhall Sr. and Jr. before retiring.  As a young girl, Shirley loved spending summers in Manti with her grandma Lala who loved her dearly. She enjoyed shopping at thrift stores, collecting antiques, growing flowers, bowling, going to the beach, watching game shows, and spending time with her family.       

Shirley is survived by her two children: Debby (Brent) Poulson of Bluffdale, Utah; Dawn (Rodney) Prestwich of Santaquin, Utah; 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Siblings: Audrey (Dick) Gum, Carma (Robert) Johnson, Gary (Cindy) Foote, Carol (JD) Hellewell.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and Baby Hadlock.

A private service will be held for immediate family.

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