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November 12, 1936 January 30, 2020
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Obituary for HILDA MAE CUFF

Hilda Mae Cook Cuff was born on Thursday, November 12, 1936, to the late Irving L. Cook Sr. and Alice P. Jones Cook.

Hilda departed from this world after 83 years of life’s hard knocks, she has gone on home to (I-QUOTE - HILDA) to be with her MASTER. Hilda was at home when she passed away 21 days after we were told about her terminal illness.

Hilda attended Calvert County, MD public schools up to Brooks High while helping her parents around their farm, she would watch over her younger siblings and cousins.

In 1965, Hilda moved to Washington, DC in search of a better life. She met and married Lawrence W. Cuff, they made a life together raising her four daughters until he passed away in October 1976. Hilda went back to school for meat cutting, she received her certification from Local Union 593 in October 1967.

Hilda liked playing bingo for many years, she would even travel to various places to play. She was a true Dallas Cowboy fan. Hilda was well known for helping out anyone in need, whether it was something to eat, or a place to sleep. She would stretch the meal or squeeze you in for shelter. Hilda was your go to gal-pal. She loved reading her BIBLE as soon as the LORD woke her up each morning.

Hilda was preceded in death by her parents: Irving and Alice Cook, her daughter Marian Brown, three brothers: Alfred, Phillip and Tyrone Cook, two sisters: Virginia Allen and Ellen Gray.

Hilda leaves to cherish her memories, three daughters: Rovenia Cook, Roxanne Berry and Maxine Simms, and one adopted daughter: Toni (Carl) Sawyers and daughters Shania and Amia; one grandson: Thomas Harris Jr., three great granddaughters: Samyra, Sofia, and Serenity Harris; three sisters: Thelma Freeland, Delphaine and Margaret Cook, five brothers: Irving Jr., Morgan, Frank, Allen and Dallas Cook, two sisters-in-laws: Mary Alice and Queenie Cook, one uncle John Jones (Pearl), one Aunt Mary C. Gross and many of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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11:00 AM 2/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Sewell Funeral Home

1451 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Sewell Funeral Home
1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

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