Debra Kay Cook


Debra Kay (Anderson) Cook 58 of Edinburgh, IN, passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born July 30, 1959 in Franklin to Clyde E. and Lena F. (Stearns) Anderson. She married Michael D. Cook on February 23, 1980 in Edinburgh, he survives. She was a 1977 graduate of Franklin Community High School. She had worked in the dietary services of Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin for forty three years. She enjoyed crafting and knitting. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband Michael D. Cook of Edinburgh, daughter Sylvia L. Higginbotham (Jamie) of Edinburgh, son Tyler R. Cook (Jennifer) of Whiteland, sister Kimberly L. Knudsen (Robert) of Franklin, two grandchildren Alexis Merchant and Brayden Cook, two nieces and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents. The Reverend Ronnie Bernard will conduct a service Saturday 10:30 a.m. at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin.

Friends may call Friday from 4- to 8 p.m. at the mortuary. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Information 317-738-0202.