Dixie A. Cook

dixie cook
Dixie Absher Cook, 73, passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 27th in Vienna, VA. She is survived by her husband of 52 years Lee Cook, son John Cook (Melissa) of Oviedo FL; daughter Amy Sullo (Mark) of Oakton VA; five grandchildren: Abigail, Elizabeth, Katherine, Madeline & Andrew; six sisters and one brother. A retired Fairfax County school teacher, she was a 1964 graduate of the University of Maryland and long-time member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Visitation will be held at Money and King funeral home in Vienna on Monday, Aug 1st from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm. A funeral service will be held at Wesley United Methodist Church, 711 Spring St., Vienna, VA on Tuesday, August 2 at

10 AM. Interment will be held at Fairfax Memorial Park at 2:00 PM.

Funeral Home:

Money & King Funeral Home

171 W. Maple Ave.

Vienna, VA

US 22180

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  1. I am heartbroken over the loss of my dear friend Dixie. Colleague of 13 years at Mantua ES, mentor, cherished confidante.

  2. This makes me so sad to hear this news about Dixie. She worked across the hall from me at Mantua for several years. A sweet, caring person that I had the honor of knowing. My sympathies to her family.

  3. our warmest thoughts go out to you during your time of grief with more concern and sympathy than we could ever say. You are in our prayers.

  4. our warmest thoughts go out to you during your time of grief with more concern and sympathy than we could ever say. You are in our prayers.

  5. Lee, Amy and John, Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you. We remember our family times together. I considered Dixie a good friend and will miss her at Wesley. Fondly, The Bushee and Fyock family

  6. Dearest Lee, Dick and I are so sorry to learn of Dixie’s passing. She was the kindest of women and dear to all who knew her. We both send you love and pray for your comfort. Jeanne

  7. My sincere condolences to the family on your loss. But may your heart be comforted by the hope of the resurrectiona reality as demonstrated by Jesus at John 11:39-44. There he raised Lazarus who had been dead for 4 days. Now try to imagine the happy reunion when Ms. Dixie is welcomed back into your loving arms! (Mark 5:41,42) Learn more at jw.org. With deepest sympathy.

  8. My deepest sympathy to the family. Dixie was a friend of mine in our teenage years. She was always sweet, kind and fun and had a beautiful smile. I am sorry for your loss. Nancy Puglisi Ciatti

  9. In memory of dear Dixie, we extend our deepest sympathy, uplifting prayers and love to the Cook and Absher families and for their loved ones. May you have blessings of comfort and peace, as you hold loving memories of Dixie and carry her in your heart always. John 14 Cheryl Prohaska and family

  10. Thinking of Dixie’s family as they mourn the loss of someone so special. I knew Dixie in DAR along with her relatives and Amy. I liked her very much and will miss her always. Caroline Irvin

  11. Dear Lee With a heavy heart I mourn your loss of your beloved Dixie.I remember when you met as young teenagers at Oakcrest.I am sure thst you led a wonderful life with her.Iknow she is now in a good place since she was such a good person.Peace and love to you and children as you start your next chapter in life. Jay Taylor 7570897-0342

  12. Lee and family. Terry and I were shocked and so sorry to learn of the passing of Dixie. Words are too hard to express our feelings. Dixie was always such a delight to be with, her smile always brought such warmth and happiness to everyone she was around. We had such a long friendship, never losing contact since the early days of Oakcreast and Anacostia. I am so happy we were all able to renew our friendship with many from the Oakcreast group in December. We will never forget Dixie and always remember her friendship.

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