December 8, 2013

Billye Cook

Mrs. Billye Cook, 80, of Dalton passed Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.

She was born Nov. 12, 1933, daughter of the late Louis and Thelis Daigle and was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Preston Daigle, Irene Arceneaux, Iris Daigle and Berlin Daigle.

She was a veteran of the United States Army where she was a telephone operator and was a member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Billye is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, William “Bill” Cook of Dalton; children, Dajuana and Tony DeMarco of Alexandria, La., Melissa Whitley of San Diego, Calif., Scott Arceneaux and William “Butch” Cook and Carol all of Dalton; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday (with time announced later) in the chapel of Love Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home Tuesday after 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Elks National Foundation, 2750 N. Lakeview Ave., Chicago, IL. 60614-2256.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.

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