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Jack Leak Cook, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1929
Death: Jun. 2, 1990

Jack was born in Anderson Co, TX to Patrick Delaney and Della Grace Starkey Cook. He shares a stone with his wife, Helen Marie Fisher Cook, who he married 28 November 1954 in Palestine, TX. They were the parents of three sons, Jack Leak Cook Jr, Joe Bob Cook, and Orville Dean Cook. Before retiring, Jack was an operator at Knox Glass/Glass Containers in Palestine. He died in Palestine from injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Freestone Co, TX.

Palestine (Tx) Herald-Press, Monday, 4 June 1990:
Jack L. Cook Sr.
Services for Jack L. Cook Sr., 60, of Route 1, Palestine, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Trinity Church with the Rev. Benny Burlison officiating. Burial will be in Chambers Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
Mr. Cook died Saturday in Trinity Valley Medical Centery from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born Dec. 3, 1929 in Palestine, a son of Patrick Delaney and Della Grace Starkey Cook. He retired after 24 years as a machine operator with the Glass Container industry. He has been employed for the past three years at Meadowbrook Country Club as maintenance supervisor. He served in the Navy and was a member of Trinity Church.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Cook of Palestine; sons, Jack L. Cook Jr. of Burleson, Joe Bob Cook of Palestine, and Orville Dean Cook of Port Arthur; sisters, Billie Sue Trible of Magnolia, Della L. Hudson of Palestine and Mary Bess Thomason of Jacksonville; brothers, Patt D. Cook Jr. of Leona and Patt D. Cook III of Alto.
Condolences will be received from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Gary Trible, Daniel Thomason, William Galloway, Earl Smith, Michael Goff, Joe Bob Carpenter, Willie Payne and Glenn Gusa. 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick Delaney Cook (1889 - 1971)
  Della Grace Starkey Cook (1904 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Marie Fisher Cook (1935 - 2006)
 
 Children:
  Jack Leak Cook (1955 - 1993)*
  Orville Dean Cook (1959 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Patrick Delaney Cook (1922 - 1992)*
  Jack Leak Cook (1929 - 1990)
  Della Loretta Cook Hudson (1934 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chambers-Day Cemetery
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA
Plot: R-03
 
Created by: Louise Fisher Goff
Record added: Sep 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21291822
Jack Leak Cook, Sr
Added by: Louise Fisher Goff
 
Jack Leak Cook, Sr
Added by: Louise Fisher Goff
 
 
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You were more like a brother than a brother-in-law. I miss you.
- LFG
 Added: Aug. 27, 2009

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- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Sep. 1, 2007
 
 
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