Mr. Newt Albert Cook, 96 of Glory

newtcookMr. Newt A. Cook, age 96 of Paris, died on June 23, 2015 in Brentwood Terrace Nursing and Rehab Center.  Funeral Services have been scheduled for Friday, June 26 at 11:00 am in the Glory Baptist Church with Reverend Bill Dickie and Reverend Bryan Mackey.  Burial will be in Bogata Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Thursday, June 25 from 7-8pm at the Glory Baptist Church.  Services under direction of Wood Funeral Homes, Deport.

He was born on March 19, 1919 in the Dimple Community of Red River County, the son of Jesse James and Georgia Ann McDonald Cook.  Mr. Cook was a US Army Veteran serving as a Combat Engineer. Mr. Cook was a 32nd Degree Mason and a lifetime member of the Paris Lodge #27 AF & Am as well as a member of both the Scottish Rite and the York Rite. Mr. Cook was a member of the Glory Baptist Church where he was a member for over 60 years.   He was retired from B&W, and worked for Paris Fire Extinguisher Company for several years.

He is survived by his children:  Albert Cook and wife, Vicki of Grand Prairie; Gary Cook and wife, Linda of Paris; Johnny Cook and wife, Karen of Slabtown; Freddy Cook and wife, Jo of Slabtown; Ila Mae Francis of Farmersville and Georgia McCool and husband, Kenny of Slabtown.  He is also survived by his wife, Imogene Cook, 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

He married Ruby M. Hoover on April 5, 1941.  She preceded him in death on April 26, 1992.  He was also preceded in death by a son, David Cook on September 10, 2014, and an infant son, Kenneth Ray Cook.

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  1. Norma Varner says:

    Dear Gary, Linda & family…..

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad….what a full life he has lived….. I know he had lots of great stories to tell….. I
    remember him well although I didn’t have the pleasure of working with him very much when I worked at Paris Fire Extinguisher.

    Our sincere sympathy for your family!
    Norma & Todd Varner

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