Preston Cook

April 1, 1934 ~ July 30, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Mr. Preston Cook, 89, of Eucutta, MS passed from this life Sunday, July 30, 2023 at Lynn Wood Senior Care in Laurel, MS. He was born in Vossburg, MS on Sunday, April 1, 1934 to the late Lee and Rebecca Cook. He was a member of Zion's Rest Congregational Methodist Church. He retired as a operator for Williams Pipeline (Transco). Mr. Cook is preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Rebecca Cook; two brothers, Milton Cook, Hershel Cook; two sisters, Martha Overby, Hilda Morris; granddaughter, Amy Hartley. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Barbara Melvin Cook; son, James Cook, Jr. (Maxine), both of Eucutta, MS; two daughters, Wanda Hartley of Nesbit, MS, Sherry Harwell (Paul) of Heidelberg, MS; six grandchildren, Michael Cook, Daniel Cook, Burke Hartley, Amanda Joy Hartley, Bethany Riley (Matthew), Emily Harwell; three great grandchildren, Austin Cochran, Elaina Riley, Barrett Riley; a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation for Mr. Cook will be held from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at Freeman Funeral Home, 1305 Skyland Drive, Waynesboro, MS. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at Freeman Funeral Home in Waynesboro, MS with Dr. Samuel Bruce, Rev. Ed Smith, Rev. Bill Boulton, and Dr. Douglas Feazell officiating. Interment will be in Zions Rest Cemetery in Eucutta, MS. 

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August 2, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home Parlor
1305 Skyland Drive
Waynesboro, Mississippi 39367

Funeral Service
August 2, 2023

2:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home Chapel
1305 Skyland Drive
Waynesboro, Mississippi 39367

Interment following funeral service
August 2, 2023

Zions Rest Cemetery
Zions Rest Road
Eucutta, MS 39360


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