Jenny Hamby Obituary, Death – Jennifer Leslie Cook Hamby, age 42, of Marion, North Carolina, lost her fight with cystic fibrosis at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill on May 15, 2022. She had been a patient there all of her life.
Mary Katherine Greene and Lester Donald Cook welcomed their daughter Jennifer into the world on August 28, 1979 in Morganton, North Carolina. She held the position of store manager at Dollar General and was actively involved in the North Cove congregation of Faith Baptist Church. Jennifer had pleasure in going to second-hand stores for shopping, quilting, and crafting blankets as well as jewelry.
She was a baseball parent who cherished the time she got to spend watching her son play the game. Everyone considered Jennifer a friend, and she will be sorely missed by all of them. Her maternal grandparents, Milas and Hazel Greene, passed away before she was born, and her paternal grandfather, George Lee Cook, passed away before she was born.
Those who are left behind to honor her memory are her husband, Joe Hamby; her mother, Kathy Pool (Randy); her father, Lester Cook (Teresa); her son, Maverick Randolph; two brothers, William “Bill” Cook and Jason Cook (Alesha); her paternal grandmother, Jenniev Cook; all of whom reside in Marion; three step sisters, Tyler Pender (Matt) of Foster City, CA, Krista Barbosa
A memorial ceremony will be held at the Faith Baptist Church in North Cove on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at three o’clock in the afternoon. The services will be presided over by the Reverends Gary Greene and Bill Mitchell. Prior to the funeral service, the family will host a visitation at the church from 2:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. for friends and family.