Wanda Mae Cook, 73, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away on June 26, 2010, at Centerpoint Medical Center.

Wanda Mae Cook, 73, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away on June 26, 2010, at Centerpoint Medical Center.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at Meyers Funeral Chapel.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 30, 2010, in the chapel. Burial will follow at Blue Springs Cemetery.

Wanda was born on December 12, 1936, in Harrison, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Jerry and Alice (Collins) Martin. She was united in marriage to Ruben “Duke” Cook in 1953 at the age of 17. Wanda was a dedicated homemaker and enjoyed staying at home with her children. She enjoyed fishing , and spending quality time with family and friends. She like going to garage sales, finding collectables, and occasional trips to the boats.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra K. Wallin; sisters, Ava Dean McHutchison and Sue Bass; and brother, Larry Martin.

She leaves behind her devoted husband, Duke Cook of the home; daughter, Judy Colvin of Kansas City, Mo.; son, Paul D. Cook & wife, Sharon of Kansas City, Mo.; brothers, Johnny Martin & wife, “Big” Kathy of Deer, AR; J.D. Martin & wife, “Little” Kathy of Deer, AR; Jerry Martin, Jr. of Independence, Mo.; Rocky Martin & wife, Elaina of Deer, AR; sisters, Wilda Faye Cross of Independence, Mo.; JoAnn Goins & husband, Marvin of Independence, Mo.; Phyllis Tremmel & husband, Koien of Harrison, AR; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Arrangements: Meyers Funeral Chapel, 816-229-3276.