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Catherine Michelle Cook

September 3, 1976 - July 20, 2022

Cathy Cook (Katie), 45, of Lynchburg, Virginia passed away on July 20, 2022.  She was the daughter of Michael Cook (Susan) and Elizabeth Exum.

Cathy was born on September 3, 1976, in Lynchburg, Virginia.  She attended Central Virginia Community College where she earned an associates degree.  She later received training as a Sous Chef and worked in several restaurants in the Lynchburg area.

She is survived by her children: Whitney Bangley, Makayla Davis, and Dylan Foster; and her siblings Michael Cook, Jr, Kim Hunter, Jonathan Irvine, Christy Gonzalez, Thomas Cook, and Rebecca Mason; Aunt Jewell Cook; and her grandmother Anne Huston.

Cathy is predeceased by her grandparents Sherwin and Lora Cook, and great grandparents Luckey and Rachel Shelton.

A  visitation will be held on Tuesday August 2 from 5:00-6:00pm at Tharp Funeral Home, 220 Breezewood Drive Lynchburg, Virginia. A Celebration of Life service will follow from 6:00pm-7:00pm.

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family.  To send condolences, please visit


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I have so many great memories from high school. We went to a few Heritage games and you always made me laugh. Praying for your family!

Posted by Jen Mumford on August 2, 2022

I have so many great childhood memories with Cathy. I’m so sorry to hear of her passing. I’m keeping you all close in thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Shannon Floyd on July 31, 2022

Sending you all nothing but love during this difficult time.

Posted by Chelsie Rice on July 25, 2022

To the family of Catherine. You and your family are in our hearts/minds/prayers. She was always super sweet to me. I enjoyed talking with her when we did see each other. Praying for God to give you all strength and He will.

Posted by Alrie Tracy on July 25, 2022

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