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Leah Mary Cook, age 81

Leah Mary Cook, age 81, of Little Rock, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 16, 2023. She was born in Lynn, Massachusetts on May 29, 1942 to the late Clarence Woodburn and Thelma Hanson.

Leah was a very loving mother and a very generous person. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting. Leah loved her faith in the Lord and attended Agape Church.

In addition to her parents, Leah is preceded in death by her husband Wiley W. Cook; son Stephen Michael Stone; and brothers Charles Edward Woodburn and David Stephen Woodburn.

She leaves behind her children Donna Jackson, Mark Stone (Cheri), and Cheryl Stone; grandchildren Tracy Stone, Ashley Stone-Kirk, and Jacob Stone; great-grandchildren Atreus Comber and Jackson Stone-Kirk; sister Pearl Wilkes; and many more friends and extended family members.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Cari DuVall Posted September 19, 2023 6:23 PM

    I am so glad I got to meet Leah! She was so sweet and very spunky. My prayers are with her family at this time. Lots of love, Cari

  • Dian York Posted September 19, 2023 7:59 PM

    So sorry to hear about Leah. She was my friend for many years. Love to Cheryl.

  • Mark Stone Posted September 19, 2023 8:12 PM


  • Ann Quick Posted September 20, 2023 7:11 AM

    I sure will miss her loved her

  • Margie StoneMargie Stone Posted September 20, 2023 4:16 PM

    My prayers for all of you. I love you all

  • Cheryl Stone Posted September 20, 2023 6:20 PM

    I miss you Mom ” The trumpet sounded” you’re dancing now. I love you

  • Cheryl Stone Posted September 20, 2023 6:30 PM

    I miss you Mom. ” The trumpet sounded ” you’re dancing now. I love you

  • Douglas Pearson Posted September 20, 2023 9:17 PM

    She was always like a mom to me. And that’s what she always will be in my eyes she will be missed love you mom

  • Ann person Posted September 22, 2023 1:23 PM

    We love u u was like a mom and grandma to us were gonna miss BQB with you and Christmas and thanksgiving rest in peace

  • Gloria hill Posted September 22, 2023 1:26 PM

    John and I gonna miss u u was like a grandma
    To us the day u adopt us as ur grandbabies we was excited to know that u was apart of the family love u and miss u

  • Sarah McDaniel Posted September 22, 2023 8:35 PM

    Sorry for your loss of your mom. Lifting you with prayers.

  • Gayla Hooten Posted October 19, 2023 9:58 AM

    Please, accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your mom. I know she played a huge part in your life, for all of your life. Love lives on in memories of the heart. May the many fond memories and happy times with your mom bring you comfort and may God’s grace grant you peace.
    Sincerely – – Gayla

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