Rebecca Suzanne Higgins

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1937~2020

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    Rebecca Suzanne Higgins
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Rebecca Suzanne Higgins was born December 25, 1937 in Chelsea, OK to Roy L. Hicks and Lola Mae James. She passed away December 8, 2020 in Weatherford, OK at the age of 82. Sue graduated from Capitol Hill High School in 1956. She met Raymond Cook while they were both working for C.R. Anthony Co. They were married March 6, 1958 in Oklahoma City. They moved to Davenport, Iowa where Sue worked for Singer Sewing Machine Co. while Raymond attended Chiropractic School. They moved to St. Louis, MO where he finished school and then the couple relocated to OKC in 1961. Their first son, Bryan, was born in 1962, then came Doug in 1964 and lastly Kay Lynn in 1966. Sue was dedicated to her life’s work, raising her children. In 1969 she moved her family to Cedar Lake. They attended Cedar Lake Chapel. Sue was active in the Home Demonstration Club and was Caddo County Homemaker of the Year. She was very active with all her kids’ activities. Sue was present at all of their sporting events. Sue enjoyed gardening and raised a full acre garden. She entered produce in The Hinton Fair where she won many blue ribbons. In 1983 Sue moved to El Reno, OK and then to Eufaula where she married Bob Tucker. Bob preceded her in death in 1993. She later married Joe Higgins in 1998, and he preceded her in death in 2008. Sue moved to Weatherford in 2010 to be close to her children. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Weatherford, OK where she was active in her Sunday School class. She enjoyed bowling and playing Bunco. She loved OU Football and knew all of the statistics involving her team. Sue loved fishing, cooking, quilting, sewing and all things crafty. She could do anything she set her mind to. A neighbor recently said about Sue, “She had the constitution of a cast iron skillet.” She was an exceptional mother and grandmother.

Survivors include, 3 children; Bryan Cook and wife Kim of Weatherford, OK, Doug Cook and wife Kim of Weatherford, OK and Kay Richards and husband Mark of Hobart, OK, 3 step children; Linda Stocker of OKC, OK, Patti Townsend of OKC, OK, and Mark Spencer of Newberry Springs, CA, 7 grandchildren; Blake Cook of Weatherford, OK, Blair MakesCry and husband Derek of Weatherford, OK, Chandler Cook and wife Samantha of Atlanta, GA, Preston Cook and wife Brittany of Beacon, NY, Andrae’ Cook of Norman, OK, Aaron Richards of Cresent, OK and Blaine Richards and wife Lindsey of Hobart, OK, 11 great grandchildren, 2 siblings; Leon Hicks and wife Cindy of Grove, OK and Sandy Merriman and husband Andy of Lake Murray, OK as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents Roy Hicks and Lola Mae Hibdon and husbands, Bob Tucker and Joe Higgins, and granddaughter, Kandace Suzanne Richards.

Services were held on Friday, December 11, 2020, First Baptist Church, Weatherford, OK. Officiating: Rev. Earl Stephenson. Burial: Niles Cemetery, Hinton, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, or go to turnerfh.net.

(Paid Obituary)