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Morton J. "Cookie" Cook, 71, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. Cook had retired from General Motors after 31 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 26 years, Nancy J. Cook; sons Scott Cook and wife Lisa and Mike Ranagan and wife Julia; daughters Kimberly Blakley, Kelly Cook and Tammy Ranagan and fiance Chris Thomas; in-laws Dorothy B. and Woodrow W. Rodgers; brothers Pat Cook and wife Wilma and Michael Cook; sisters Rosemary Morgan and husband Tony, Mary Ann Decker and husband Harry, Sara Lee Hosey, Bessie Cook and Tina Cook; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and his two devoted friends Clara Jett and Joey Burgos. He was preceded in death by his parents, Morton Dudley and Mary Breitschwerdt Cook.
A service will be held at noon Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. Entombment will follow in Laurel Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made in his name to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.
Cookie was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.
Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.