Nelrose Mary (Ruble) Cook, 94, of New Point, passed away on Sunday, June 27. 2021 at Morning Breeze Retirement Community in Greensburg, Indiana.
Nelrose was born to Joseph L. Ruble and Stella E. (Blair) Ruble on July 10, 1926 in New Point. She grew up in New Point and graduated from New Point High School in 1944. She married Ellsworth “Cookie” Cook on June 30, 1945 in New Point and they were together for 64 years. From this union came three children: Carol (Robert) Kendall of Greensburg, Charles (Bernice) Cook of New Point, and Jerry (Julie) Cook of Oak Hill, West Virginia.
Nelrose worked for and retired from Hill-Rom in Batesville, Indiana. She was a devout Christian and a member of New Point Christian Church where she faithfully served as deaconess, Sunday school teacher, youth group leader, Bible bowl coach, church retreat, and live nativity scene coordinator. She was a long time member of the Twilighters Home Economics Club and held various office positions during her membership. She was an avid bird watcher and an excellent cook.
Nelrose is survived by her three children, 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild due in January. Nelrose was preceded in death by her husband, Ellsworth, on May 3, 2010, her parents, and siblings: Vivian Folsom, Joseph, James, Calvin, Archie, John, Jerry, and Lowell Ruble.
Visitation will be held from 4 PM to 7 PM on Friday, July 2, 2021 with 10 AM funeral services officiated by Mark Vice on Saturday, July 3, 2021 all at New Point Christian Church. Burial will follow at Rossburg Cemetery in New Point.
Memorials in honor of Nelrose can be given to New Point Christian Church. They may be brought to services or mailed to: Meyers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 202, Batesville, IN 47006.
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