Funeral    services    for    Mr.  Laurence  F.  Cook,  95,  of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held at 11 A.M. on Thursday,
February  24,  2011, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home  in  Gainesboro, TN.  Burial  will  follow in the Rob  Draper
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community of Jackson County,
TN.

 The family  will  receive  friends  on  Wednesday from 2 P.M.
until 9 P.M., and on Thursday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

 He  passed  away  on  Monday,  February  21,  2011,  at  his
residence.
    
 He  was  born  November  27, 1915, in  Santa Fe, TN, to  the
late
 Dr. M.M. Cook  and  Minnie  Waddy  Cook. On  April  4,
1987, he was married to
Dianne Lee Cook,  who  survives.  He
was  a  retired assignment supervisor at Twin Lakes Telephone
Cooperative.

 He was a member of  the  Tannehill Lodge #133,  York  Rite,
and Al Menah Shriner’s Temple of Nashville.  He was a member
of the Gainesboro First United Methodist Church and served  in
the U.S. Army during World War II.

 In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
1
Son:
Ed Cook;  and  2  Brothers:  M.M. Cook, Jr. and Spencer
Cook.

 Survivors include his
Wife: Dianne Lee Cook of Gainesboro,
TN;
 1   Son:   Laurence   F.   Cook,  Jr.   of   Knoxville,   TN;   1
Granddaughter:  
Aspen  Cook  of  Knoxville, TN;  1  Nephew:
M.M. Cook III of Ashville, N.C.; and
2 Wonderful Companions:
Mandy and Macy.

 Rev. Kathy Bowles will officiate at the services.

 In  lieu  of  flowers, memorial donations may be made  to  the
Zachary Lee Educational Fund by contacting the funeral home.
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