In Memory

Evelyn Devine (Cook) - Class Of 1964

Deceased Classmate: 1964 Evelyn Devine
Date Of Birth: December-17-1946
Date Deceased: October-3-2015
Age at Death: 68
Cause of Death:
Classmate City: Milton
Classmate State: FL
Classmate Country: USA
Survived By: Husband Allen Cook Daughters Jennifer, Sabrina, Stacy

Evelyn Devine Cook, “Evie,” 68, of Milton, Florida, passed away unexpectedly on October 3, 2015 at her summer home in Prospect Harbor, Maine. Evie was born in Westmoreland, New York and moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, where she graduated from Riviera Beach High School. She attended Florida State University receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Education and later received a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of West Florida. She spent over 30 years as an educator and administrator in the Okaloosa County, Florida School District and also enjoyed owning Evie’s Children Shop, a children’s clothing store. Her parents, Leonard F. and Evelyn Cecelia Devine, preceded Evie in death. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Allen “Sam” Cook; their daughters, Jennifer Hungerford, Sabrina Vickers, and Stacey Cook; her sister Arlene Martin and brother Leonard Devin; her ten grandchildren and two great granddaughters. Evie’s kindness, gentleness, and zest for life were legendary. She was an avid reader and loved to sew, bake, travel, volunteer and teach at the Schoodic Education & Research Center in Maine, and spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Maine held a special place in her heart. She truly enjoyed attending Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church and sharing Maine’s treasures with her family and friends. Evie touched so many lives with her warm smile, patience, guidance, and adventurous spirit. Service: A service will be held Saturday, October 17th at 2:00pm at First United Methodist Church, Crestview, FL. For those wishing to honor Evie’s memory, flowers are welcome. In lieu of flowers, you may make a contribution in honor of Evie to the Schoodic Institute. Please mail donations to the Schoodic Institute, PO Box 277, Winter Harbor, ME 04693. In the memo section of your check, please note: In honor of Evie Cook-SEA Program. Florida Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home in Crestview, FL.


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10/12/15 10:12 AM #1    

Debra Dukes (Collins) (1964)

I am so appreciative to have had the opportuity to reconncet with Evie at our 50th reunion. She painted a vibrant picture of her "retirement" in Maine, and the volunteer work she was doing in the park.  Her energy and enthusiam for life was inspiring. My sincere condolences to Sam, her daughters and her family.

10/22/15 11:39 PM #2    

Pamela Sykes (Ackerman) (1964)

Evie was a loving, kind, and very special person. My prayers for her family.


10/23/15 11:13 AM #3    

Penelope Brown (Conlan) (1964)

I will miss her wonderful travel photos, as well as her comments on Facebook.  Her joyful, smiling face will not soon be forgotten.  I am grateful to have known her.  Thoughts and prayers for her family.

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