|Published Friday 24 Nov
1944, Shelby Sentinel
Funeral For Thomas Cook Held Saturday
Thomas P. Cook, 69, a farmer, died
Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ollie
Hammonds, at LaGrange.
Mr. Cook was a son of the late Robert
and Fannie Headen Cook, a native of Anderson county, but had spent
most of his life in Shelby County. He was a member of the Mt.
Vernon Baptist Church.
Besides Mrs. Hammond of LaGrange, he
is survived by another daughter, Mrs. T. C. Snider of Waddy; three
sons, Claude Cook, Ludlow; J. B. Cook, of Fort Orid, Calif.; Gilbert
Cook, New Guinea; fourteen grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Burdick
Burnett and Mrs. Mary Searcy, both of Shelbyville; four brothers, J.
W., of Shelbyville, V. L. of Waddy; Marshall, Lexington; and Forrest
Cook, of Frankfort.
Funeral services were conducted
Saturday morning at 11 0’clock at Pigeon Fork Baptist church by
the Rev. Howard Gordon, of LaGrange. Burial followed in the church
Pallbearers were Herbert Cox, C. A.
McCormack, Jr., Roy Snider, Alvin Murphy, J. W. Jetter and Elmer
from various sources by Tamryn Glaser.