Charles William Cook

Tue, 06/23/2009 - 12:43pm
By: The Citizen

Charles William "Bill" Cook, died June 15, 2009. He was born Oct. 15, 1920 in Finleyson, Ga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Neece and Lily Butler Cook, of East Point. He was a 1938 graduate of Russell High School and was a veteran of World War II having served in Italy and North Africa. He was a longtime member and a deacon of First Baptist Church of East Point and a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville. He loved woodworking and was the sole proprietor of Cook's Cabinet Shop of College Park and East Point.

Services were at the Dogwood Church with his grandson, the Rev. Barry Odom of Seattle, Wash. officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Union City. Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Doris Audrey Bryan Cook; a brother, Robert C. "Bob" Cook; sons, Charles W. and Annette Cook Jr., Emerson, Ga., and Michael B. and Robert Cook, Sharpsburg; daughters, Pattie Cook and Horace Elliott and Robin Cook and Jimmy Thomas, Sharpsburg; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to New Hope Baptist Church or Dogwood Church building funds. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

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