Mrs. Helen Jane Nelson Cook, age 73, a resident of Oakdale, Tennessee passed away Saturday, February 4, 2023 at the Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She was born August 2, 1949, in Rockwood, Tennessee and was a life-long resident of Oakdale. Mrs. Cook was of the Christian faith. Helen touched the hearts and lives of many while serving as an L.P.N. with Michael Dunn where she was also affectionately known as “Granny” to her patients and fellow coworkers. She dearly loved her patients and her dogs. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and baking cakes. She was also known for her Bar-B-Q and even did some catering with Bar-B-Q and Wedding Cakes. Being an adventurous and accomplished individual, she was not only an accomplished cook and caterer, but also a pilot, and enjoyed fishing and archery hunting. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred & Dorothy Nelson; husband, Fred Cook; brothers, Ricky Nelson, Mark Nelson, Bobby Joe Nelson; and sister, Susie Baird.

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