By James Beaty
Genevieve Cook Palmarchuk was welcomed home to heaven on December 13, 2013.
She was the daughter of Russell H. Benton and Carrie D. (Giacomo) Benton, of Haileyville.
Genevieve was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II. She leaves a legacy of a life devoted to others, and precious time spent nurturing friends and family.
Genevieve is survived by six children, Ron Cook, of Decatur, AL, Harold Cook, of Priceville, AL, Dolores Cook, of Honolulu, HI, Gail Cook Poff, of Huntsville, AL, Cheryl Cook Cochran, of Ashburn, VA, and Linda Cook Hisaw, of Huntsville, AL; fourteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and her beloved friends in Christ of Community Baptist Church in Somerville, AL.
A memorial service was held under the direction of Berryhill Funeral Home.