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Rev Charles Finley Cook

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Rev Charles Finley Cook

Birth
Burke County, North Carolina, USA
Death
22 Mar 2021 (aged 83)
Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Add to Map
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On March 22, 2021, Rev. Charles Finley Cook, minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ for over 60 years, entered the presence of his Lord and Savior.

Charles was born July 9, 1937, in Valdese, North Carolina, Burke County, the son of the late Henry Calvin "H.C." Cook, Sr. and Lois Catherine Gwaltney Cook.

He was a faithful pastor to multiple churches: Patterson Baptist Church in Possum Trot, Tennessee, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Stony Point, Wyatt Grove Baptist Church, Richfield, East Side Baptist Church, Statesville, and Berea Baptist Church, Hiddenite where he was also a member. He was an accomplished finish carpenter, an avid reader, a gardener, as well as a published author. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. But most of all, he loved and faithfully served the Lord Jesus Christ.

Those left to cherish and honor his memory include his wife of 64 years, Mary "Katherine" Bowles Cook of the home; his sons, Philip Cook (Julia) of Siler City, John Cook (Anita) of Statesville, and Paul Cook (Sheila) of Statesville; his daughters, Joy Ballard (Rodney) of Statesville, and Anna Teague (Logan) of Raleigh; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his sister, Elaine Ostwalt (Lathan) of Statesville; his brother, Henry Cook , Jr. (Kay) of Hiddenite; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the family will hold a private service Saturday, March 27, 2021.

The body will lie-in-state from Noon until 8 p.m., Friday, March 26, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel, Taylorsville, where friends and family can pay their respects.

The family would like to thank our dear family friend, Mrs. Missy Ellis, who provided care and sweet friendship for Charles and Katherine for the past year; the Iredell County Hospice and Palliative Care nurses who helped care for him in the home the past year; as well as Gordon Hospice House who lovingly cared for him and the family for the past two weeks.

Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Berea Baptist Church, Hiddenite, NC or Wycliffe Bible Translators, Orlando, FL.

Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the family of Rev. Charles F. Cook.
On March 22, 2021, Rev. Charles Finley Cook, minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ for over 60 years, entered the presence of his Lord and Savior.

Charles was born July 9, 1937, in Valdese, North Carolina, Burke County, the son of the late Henry Calvin "H.C." Cook, Sr. and Lois Catherine Gwaltney Cook.

He was a faithful pastor to multiple churches: Patterson Baptist Church in Possum Trot, Tennessee, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Stony Point, Wyatt Grove Baptist Church, Richfield, East Side Baptist Church, Statesville, and Berea Baptist Church, Hiddenite where he was also a member. He was an accomplished finish carpenter, an avid reader, a gardener, as well as a published author. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. But most of all, he loved and faithfully served the Lord Jesus Christ.

Those left to cherish and honor his memory include his wife of 64 years, Mary "Katherine" Bowles Cook of the home; his sons, Philip Cook (Julia) of Siler City, John Cook (Anita) of Statesville, and Paul Cook (Sheila) of Statesville; his daughters, Joy Ballard (Rodney) of Statesville, and Anna Teague (Logan) of Raleigh; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his sister, Elaine Ostwalt (Lathan) of Statesville; his brother, Henry Cook , Jr. (Kay) of Hiddenite; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the family will hold a private service Saturday, March 27, 2021.

The body will lie-in-state from Noon until 8 p.m., Friday, March 26, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel, Taylorsville, where friends and family can pay their respects.

The family would like to thank our dear family friend, Mrs. Missy Ellis, who provided care and sweet friendship for Charles and Katherine for the past year; the Iredell County Hospice and Palliative Care nurses who helped care for him in the home the past year; as well as Gordon Hospice House who lovingly cared for him and the family for the past two weeks.

Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Berea Baptist Church, Hiddenite, NC or Wycliffe Bible Translators, Orlando, FL.

Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the family of Rev. Charles F. Cook.


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  • Created by: Patricia Loyd
  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/224817082/charles_finley-cook: accessed ), memorial page for Rev Charles Finley Cook (9 Jul 1937–22 Mar 2021), Find a Grave Memorial ID 224817082, citing Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA; Maintained by Patricia Loyd (contributor 48635274).