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Obituary for Toni Holmes Cook

Toni Cook
April 27, 1945 – July 29, 2023

Antonia “Toni” Holmes Cook went home to be with the Lord at 9:26 am on Saturday, July 29, 2023. She passed away peacefully after an eight-month battle with cancer.

Born April 27, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Arthur & Shirley Holmes.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Diego Carvajal, as well as her brother, Mike Holmes, brothers-in-law, Gary Cook, William Roark & Mac Hazelwood and sisters-in-law, Jerry Cook & Mary Virginia Hazelwood.

She leaves behind her husband of 57 years, Larry Pittman Cook, her daughters, Tammy Carvajal & Karie Hargis (Kenny), both of South Carolina, her four grandchildren, Hannah Alizabeth Holliday (Will), Lillie MacKenzie Bryant (Gary), Kaleb Alexander Pittman Tate (Rebecca Nix) & Diego Zackary Carvajal and her one great-grandchild, Charles Holliday.

She is also survived by her brother Chris Holmes (Valerie) and nephews of St. Augustine, FL, as well as brothers-in-law, James Cook & Weldon Patrick and sisters-in-law, Sharon Cook, Cynthia Patrick & Judy Roark.

A graduate of Pensacola Christan College, she had the privilege of training others and taught many years in Christian schools. She primarily served as pastor’s wife for over 50 years in several churches pastored by her husband.

A funeral service officiated by Pastor Michael Jones, pastor of Oakwood Baptist Church, will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, August 4, 2023, in The Tribute Room of The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center, 1621 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625, with burial to follow at Memory Gardens, Central, SC.

Visitation will be held prior to the service in The Maple Room of The Standard from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to One for Israel or The Wilds Christian Camp

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