Breckenridge Texan

Emma ‘Rene’ L. Cook

Emma ‘Rene’ L. Cook
June 10
15:02 2019

Emma “Rene” Lorene Cook, age 80, of Breckenridge, Texas, passed away on June 8, 2019, surrounded by those she loved so much. The family will welcome friends for a visitation on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Melton-Kitchens Chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Melton-Kitchens Chapel of Memories, with interment to follow at the Harpersville Cemetery under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home of Breckenridge.

Emma Lorene Malone was born on May 8, 1939, in Elsa, Texas, to the parents Bill and Hazel Malone. As a young lady, she met Bob Cook and eventually he became the love of her life for over 65 years. They lived happily in Breckenridge most of their marriage, raising six children in the town they called home. Rene had the Buckaroo Florist for over 30 years. Her florist and her customers meant the world to her. She ran the Buckaroo Florist until her accident. Rene loved family gatherings, watching car races of any kind especially NASCAR. She enjoyed sewing and made lots of her children’s clothes throughout their younger years. Rene would take the ATV out and drive on their property, looking at their horses and the beautiful scenery on a weekly basis. She always felt complete while serving the community and those she loved. Rene will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

Memorials may be made to the local Meals on Wheels in Breckenridge, and may be left at the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home office. Condolences may be made at

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