Iris Marie Bowman Cook Knight, 79, of Sanford died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at her daughter’s home.
Marie was born in Surry County, on May 11, 1941, to the late Hays Bowman and Miney Bowman. She was preceded in death by two husbands Dean Cook and Wade Knight. Marie worked as a CNA and was a homemaker as well.
She is survived by two sons Phillip Cook of Sanford and Scott Cook and Donna of Denton; three daughters, Claudia Cook of Sanford, Kelly Dehring and Fred of Sanford, and Tracy Maddox of Cameron; one sister Wabie Bates of Dodson; six grandchildren, Emmie Guthrie, Jessica Finney, Wesley Cook, Sarah Steinmetz, Angela Stone, Claudia Farmer; and five great-grandchildren, Joshua Calvin, Logan Finney, MaKayla Cook, Liam Farmer, and Britton Steinmetz.
A graveside service will be held at Lee Memory Gardens on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, 11AM. Due to COVID restrictions no public visitation will be held and those attending the graveside please practice social distancing.
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