Nancy M. Cook

March 12, 1946 – April 7, 2016

Nancy M. (Ryan) Cook, 70, of Acworth, died Thursday, April 7, 2016.  She was the daughter of the late John and Marion Ryan of Cohoes, NY. Mrs. Cook worked as a consultant to Nursing homes for many years, a career she thoroughly enjoyed, as she loved helping others. Her hobbies included shopping, cooking, spending time with friends, crafting, and volunteering at Kennestone Hospital, the Marietta Welcome Center, as well as St. Francis and St. Clare Churches. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.


Leisa Lyn Howard

August 6, 1960 – March 13, 2016

Leisa Lyn Howard, age 55 of Acworth died Monday, March 14, 2016.Leisa was a teacher in Cobb County for 23 years, where she taught at Norton Park Elementary School, Tapp and Durham Middle Schools. She graduated from Kennesaw State with her teaching degree. She received her Masters degree from AIC. Leisa loved to read and travel across the US with her sons. Leisa was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church in Acworth. She was very spiritual and devoted to her church.