Jean Allen Monin Cooke

Jean Monin Cooke, 89 of Elizabethtown, KY, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, December 19th, 2021. She was born November 16th,1932 in Cadiz, KY and grew up in Glendale, KY, and graduated from Glendale High School. She attended David Lipscomb College and received her B.S. in Education from Western Kentucky University. Jean enjoyed a lifetime teaching career at Lincoln Trail Elementary School from 1966 until her retirement in 1992. As a member of First Christian Church in Elizabethtown, she also enjoyed teaching children in Sunday School. Jean was preceded in death by her parents Carl Crow Monin and Verna Allen Monin, her twin brother Carl Albin Monin, and her grandson David Cooke. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Alan Burton Cooke, children Mark Cooke (Jan) of Glendale, KY; Terry Cooke of Elizabethtown KY; her grandsons Alan Cooke (Jessica) of Oakland, CA, Drew Cave of Louisville, KY and Justin Cave of Knoxville, TN; three great-granddaughters; and sister-in-law, Bertha Monin of Tullahoma, TN. Visitation will be held at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown, Kentucky on Saturday, January 8th from 10:00am until 1:00pm with funeral services following officiated by Chris Kiger of First Christian Church. Burial will follow at Glendale Christian Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to White Mills Christian Camp at Condolences may be expressed online at


Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brown FUneral Home


Saturday, January 8, 2022 starting at 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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