Lydia Jane Bevan Cook, 89, of Gardner, KS and formerly of Lantana, FL, passed away Feb. 23, 2011 at Olathe Medical Center.
Lydia was born March 10, 1921, in Philadelphia, PA to William H. and Ella Love (Wickersham) Bevan. Lydia married Charles W. Cook on February 7, 1942 in Delaware County, PA. They moved to Lantana, FL in 1956. She was a homemaker and a former member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Hypoluxo, FL. She moved to Gardner in 2002 to be with her daughter. Lydia enjoyed spending time at the Gardner Senior Center and attended the Gardner Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles and four siblings. Lydia is survived by her son Donald W Cook, Sr. and wife Susan of Burnsville, NC; her daughter Ella DeBald and husband Keith of Gardner; a sister and two grandchildren, Stephanie and Donald.
Graveside Services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Hillcrest Memorial Park, W. Palm Beach, FL. Arrangements: Mizell-Faville-Zern Funeral Home in W. Palm Beach, 561-833- 4061, and Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS, 913-856-7111. Memorial Contributions may be sent to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to