Richard Earnest Cook

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Memorial service for Mr. Richard Earnest Cook, 79, will be today at 6 p.m. at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Randy Anderson will officiate. The family will receive friends today from 4 until 5:30 p.m. at Radney Funeral Home. Mr. Cook passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at Goodwater Healthcare Center. He was born on December 7, 1935 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana to Earnest G. Cook and Reba Marsh Cook. He was an excellent gardener and enjoyed growing vegetables and flowers. He also enjoyed reading western novels. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Rebecca Stidham Cook, of Eastaboga; daughters, Genneace S. Werllin (Otto), of Valejo, Cali., Tammy Cook, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Eileen McDonough, of St. Louis, Mo.; sons, Ricky Earnest Cook, of Atlanta, Ga. and Charles "Skip" Cook (Christy), of New Site; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Hazel Sommer, Colene Wallace (Phil), Linda Jenkins (Ron) and Cathy Cook; brothers, Donald Cook and Rodney Cook. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Cameron Garrett Cook; sisters, Reva Curtner and Irene Fields; brothers, Bobby Cook and William Cook. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions may be made to the , 225 N. Michigan Ave Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or to the Building Fund at Calvary Heights Baptist Church, PO Box 414, Alexander City, AL 35011. Memorial messages may be sent to the family at Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Radney Funeral Home
1326 Dadeville Road
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-2511
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Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 2, 2015
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