OBITUARY

James Bearden Cook Sr.

April 11, 1933June 27, 2018
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James Bearden Cook Sr., age 85, of Abilene, Texas passed away on Wednesday June 27, 2018. James was born April 11, 1933 in Monroe, LA to Louis and Thelma Bearden Cook.

James is survived by; wife Jan Cook; son Mark Mckinney Cook and wife Melinda Sikes; daughter Linda Lee Choate and husband Bob; son James Bearden Cook Jr. and wife Katherine; daughter Allison Cook Sims and husband Mark; and son Jason Ramsey Cook; adopted son Kraigy Russell, grandson Cameron Sims, grandson Hunter Choate, grandson Ian Sikes-Cook, grandson Caleb Sims and wife Meagen, grandson James B. Cook III, granddaughter Lila Cook Jr., great granddaughter Kayli Wilson, great granddaughter Paisley Sims and great granddaughter Madelyn Sims; sister-in-law Barbara Willis.

James was preceded in death by his parents and wife Lila Lee McKinney Cook. A funeral service will occur Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Faith, 5701 Hwy 277 S., with visitation an hour prior to service. An entombment will occur Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Elmwood Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers you may make donations to Broadview Baptist Church in Mr. Cook's name.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.elliotthamilfuneralhomes.com for the Cook family.

  • FAMILY

  • Lila Lee McKinney Cook, Wife
  • Louis Cook, Father
  • Thelma Cook, Mother
  • Jan Cook, Wife
  • Mark Mckinney Cook and wife Melinda Sikes, Son
  • Linda Lee Choate and husband Bob, Daughter
  • James Bearden Cook Jr. and wife Katherine, Son
  • Allison Cook Sims and husband Mark, Daughter
  • Jason Ramsey Cook, Son
  • Kraigy Russell, Close family friend
  • Cameron Sims, Grandson
  • Hunter Choate, Grandson
  • Ian Sikes-Cook, Grandson
  • Caleb Sims and wife Meagen, Grandson
  • James B. Cook III, Grandson
  • Lila Cook Jr., Granddaughter
  • Kayli Wilson, Great Granddaughter
  • Paisley Sims, Great Granddaughter
  • Madelyn Sims, Great Granddaughter
  • Barbara Willis, Sister-in-law
  • James is survived by; wife Jan Cook; son Mark Mckinney Cook and wife Melinda Sikes; daughter Linda Lee Choate and husband Bob; son James Bearden Cook Jr. and wife Katherine; daughter Allison Cook Sims and husband Mark; and son Jason Ramsey Cook; adopted son Kraigy Russell, grandson Cameron Sims, grandson Hunter Choate, grandson Ian Sikes-Cook, grandson Caleb Sims and wife Meagen, grandson
    James B. Cook III, granddaughter Lila Cook Jr., great granddaughter Kayli Wilson, great granddaughter Paisley Sims and great granddaughter Madelyn Sims; sister-in-law Barbara Willis

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 30, 2018
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Michelle Fulgione

June 29, 2018

Sweet "Uncle" Jim. Proof that Family doesn't necessarily mean Blood. So many memories. Our hearts are broken but we know we'll all meet again someday.

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