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Luther Thomas "Tommy" Cook
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1879
Florida, USA
Death: May 25, 1951
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA

Former Percilla Resident Dies At Palestine Home

Mr L. T. (Tommy) Cook, age 72, retired garage owner of route 1, Palestine, died Friday, May 25, at 1:15 p m in a Palestine hospital, following an illness. Mr Cook formerly lived at Percilla before moving to Palestine. He was born in Florida on January 30, 1879.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 28, at 4 p m in the Hassell and Foster Chapel with Rev Paul Weisinger officiating. Interment was in the Davis cemetery, near Grapeland.

Pallbearers: Frank Wells, Jno. White, Marion Evans, Vard Evans, Frank Steadman, Henry Bynum, Olen Maln and Buck Lasiter.

Survivors: wife, Mrs Jessie Mae Cook, Palestine; three sons, Odell and Hamilton Cook, both of Palestine and James M. Cook of Biloxie, Miss; three daughters, Mrs. Jack Ashby of Crockett, Mrs Milton Luce of Porterville, Calif., Mrs James B. Ward of Ft. Worth, two brothers, John Cook of Crockett and Arthur Cook of Florida; five sisters, Mrs. Mack Streetman and Mrs Oma Nichols, both of Grapeland, Mrs Mary Hudson of Elkhart, Mrs Nettie Taylor of Houston and Mrs Jettie Suggs of Florida; 10 grandchildren.

(Printed in the Grapeland Messenger, May 31, 1951)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Henry Cook (1853 - 1933)
  Martha Elizabeth Brooks Cook (1851 - 1916)
 
 Spouses:
  Malissie Furgeson Cook (1885 - 1915)
  Jessie Mae Driskell Cook-Rials (1892 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Ira Odell Cook (1905 - 1993)*
  Eula Mae Cook Cliburn (1908 - 1950)*
  Ollie Dovie Cook Ashby (1910 - 2004)*
  Walter Hamilton Cook (1912 - 1999)*
  Ruby Lee Cook Luce (1914 - 1968)*
  James Marion Cook (1922 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Warren Franklin Melton (1868 - 1944)**
  Arthur Walter Cook (1874 - 1956)*
  Clara Parasota Cook Streetman (1876 - 1954)*
  Smithy Leola Cook (1877 - 1950)*
  Luther Thomas Cook (1879 - 1951)
  Naomi Cook Nichols (1881 - 1972)*
  Jettie Irene Cook Suggs (1882 - 1972)*
  James Jackson Cook (1884 - 1932)*
  Nettie Virginia Cook Taylor (1886 - 1968)*
  Perry Lee Cook (1888 - 1919)*
  John William Cook (1888 - 1966)*
  Mary Lou Cook Hudson (1891 - 1976)*
  Martha Eliza Cook (1893 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Davis Cemetery
Grapeland
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Tom Streetman
Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Jul 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9100434
Luther Thomas Tommy Cook
Added by: Tom Streetman
 
Luther Thomas Tommy Cook
Added by: Tom Streetman
 
Luther Thomas Tommy Cook
Added by: Tom Streetman
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 12, 2012
 
 
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