Malcolm E. Cook
Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012 3:19 pm
The Messenger, May 3, 2012
Completed arrangements are being announced for Malcolm E. Cook, 80, of Union City, who died 12:48 a.m. May 2, 2012, in the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Dr. Bobby Williams and the Rev. Drew Hayes will officiate. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Franklin Hawks, Ryan Stone, Shane Powers, Matthew Gray, Butch Massengill and Tommy Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be Benny McGuire, Ed Mason and members of the Obion County Highway Commission.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to The American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312; or The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284-0692.
He was born May 8, 1931, in Obion County, son of the late Grady Wilson and Rosie Mai (Macom) Cook. He married the former Sarah Lou Stone March 14, 1958. She died Nov. 2, 1993. He attended Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where he was a member of the 51 Couples Sunday School Class. He was the current chairman of the Obion County Highway Commission, which he had served on since 1978. He was a retired farmer.
He is survived by his daughter, Brenda (Cook) Hawks of Union City; two grandchildren and the spouse of one, Franklin and Abbie Hawks and Jessica Hawks, all of Union City; his brother, Jerry Cook of Troy; three great-grandchildren; nine nieces and nephews, Chris Cook of Troy, LaMonica Connell of Martin, Jeff Stone of Union City, Jim Moore Stone of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jan Mitchell of Germantown, Mark Stone of Cordova, Missy Cook of South Fulton, Roy Cook of Southaven, Miss., and Tammy Selby of Clarksville; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Sue Cook; and his brother, Billy Cook.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.