Rosa Hamlett Cook of Crystal Hill passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020. She was born in Charlotte County on Dec. 15, 1923 and was 96 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Luther Hamlett and the late Annie Trent Hamlett. She was married to the late Clayton Henry Cook.

She was a member of Ellis Creek Baptist Church.

Rosa Hamlett Cook is survived by her grandchildren, Karen Shiner (David) of Richmond, Melanie Dodd (Michael) of Dry Fork, Angela Martin (Mike) of Dry Fork and Joshua Cook of Richmond; great grandchildren, Madison Dodd, Courtney Miller, Mason Dodd and D.J. Miller; son-in-law David Harris; daughter-in-law Carolyn Landrum; sisters, Daisy Meurrens, Mary Hudson, Alice Lowery, Eunice Hux and Esther Martin; and special friends, Mike and Pat Spencer.

She was preceded in death by her children, Faye Harris and David Cook; siblings, Cabel Hamlett, James Hamlett, Luther Hamlett, Cartwell Hamlett, George Hamlett, Eva Crews, Georgia Beadles, Nellie Jennings, Beatrice Jones, Velma Glass and Mazzie Conner.

A graveside service will be held Friday, July 31, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Ellis Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Dib Mills and the Rev. Jim Kopco officiating. Due to the concerns over COVID-19 and with the health and wellness of everyone in mind, it is requested that everyone attending wear a mask and practice social distancing. The service will be live streamed via Powell Funeral Home Facebook page.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.