Goldie Ann (Sloan) Rook
April 15, 1922 - April 18, 2014
Goldie Ann (Sloan) Rook, 92, was born April 15, 1922, near Archie and died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Lees Summit Medical Center in Lee Summit.
She was the daughter of James Mitchell and Louise Pauline (Weddington) Sloan. Goldie spent her younger years in Harrisonville and was a member of the 1940 graduating class of Harrisonville High School. On Oct. 19, 1940, she was united in marriage with Leslie Eugene Rook in Clinton. After their marriage, Goldie and Leslie lived in Pleasant Hill for a short time before moving to Butler and then to Peculiar. In 1959, the Rook family moved back to Pleasant Hill to make their home. Leslie died in July 1968 and Goldie continued to live in Pleasant Hill until her death.
In 1963, Goldie went to work at Western Electric in Lees Summit and retired as an inspector in 1983 after 20 years of service.
In addition to her husband and parents, Goldie was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters and one great-granddaughter, Lauren Nicole Young.
She is survived by one son, John Rook, of Pleasant Hill, and two daughters, Jean Ann Young and husband Charles, of Pleasant Hill, and Carol S. Jones of Greenwood; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 19 great-great grandchildren, other relatives and many, many friends.
Funeral services for Goldie were at 11 a.m. April 23 at Wallace Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Casteel officiating. Casket Bearers were Matt Jones, Scott Good, Charles Young Jr., Wesley Young, Allen Barnard and Brad Suelter. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family received friends 6:30-8 p.m. April 22 at the funeral home.
In Memory of Goldie A. Rook, the family suggests contributions to Everett Cemetery.
Arrangements: Wallace Funeral Home, 422 N. Lake St., Pleasant Hill, MO 64080; 816-987-2127.