Adapted from her obituary, October 2019
Anne Chapman Cook passed away in October 2019 at the age of 82. Born in Cedartown, Georgia, she was the only child of Max and Mable Chapman. At the age of four, her family relocated to the Washington, DC, area where her father worked in the intelligence community and her mother was a teacher. Anne was a graduate of Falls Church High School in Falls Church, Virginia. She was a "Triple Dawg" graduate of the University of Georgia with three degrees, including her bachelor's, master's, and specialist in Education.
Anne taught 40 years in the Clarke County School District including Alps Road and Barnett Shoals Elementary Schools. She was an accomplished educator. She was named 1991 Reading Teacher of the Year by the Georgia Chapter of the International Reading Association and was recognized as Teacher of the Year at Barnett Shoals in 1992.
Following her retirement, Anne embarked on her lifelong desire to travel the world. She visited 49 states (missing only North Dakota) and six continents.
She was a member of Milledge Avenue Baptist Church and enjoyed participating in civic and professional organizations, including the Watkinsville Garden Club, the Athens Woman's Club, Classic City Pilot Club, Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa Delta Pi, Red Hat Society, the Retired Teachers Association, and the University Woman's Club.
Anne was blessed with a large family of children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.