Cover photo for Bess Cook's Obituary
Bess Cook Profile Photo
1935 Bess 2023

Bess Cook

June 30, 1935 — July 8, 2023

Bess Taylor Cook 88, passed away July 8, 2023 in Savannah, Tennessee. She was born June 30, 1935 in Selmer, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Grant Taylor and Hazel McCullar Kinchen.

She was a member of Mount Herman Baptist Church. Bess enjoyed reading a good book, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. 

She is survived by her daughter Lynne Weaks of Savannah, Tennessee; son, Steven Martin and his wife Ann of Marietta, Georgia; grandson, Zack Weaks; granddaughters, Lindsey Weaks, Rachel Martin, and Camille Martin; great grandsons, Logan Weaks, Ryan Weaks, Hayden Weaks, and Conner Weaks; sisters, Rhonda Mooney and Janice Browder; and brother, Robert Kinchen.

In addition to her parents and husband, Marvin Cook , Bess was preceded in death by her son, Brian Martin; and sister, Glenda Armstrong. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bess Cook, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, July 13, 2023

11:30am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Savannah

450 Church Street, Savannah, TN 38372

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 834

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree