Harvey Couch Cook

October 28, 1931December 20, 2018

Harvey Couch Cook, 87, of Texarkana, TX passed away December 20, 2018 in Texarkana, AR. Mr. Cook was born October 28, 1931 in Gillett, AR. He was a retired teacher from TISD after 24 years; he served in the Army National Guard Reserves. Mr. Cook was a member of Texas Retired Teachers Association.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Barbara Divine Cook; great great granddaughter, Kinsley Iris Hurst; and 4 sisters and 2 brothers.

Survivors include his sons, Shannon Cook of Lake Jackson, TX and Russell Cook of Texarkana, TX; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and David Williams of Texarkana, AR; sister, Ann Gammon of DeWitt, AR; 8 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, December 22, 2018 at East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.

Online tributes may be made at


  • Shannon Cook, Son
  • Russell Cook, Son
  • Carolyn and David williams, Daughter and son-in-law
  • Ann Gammon, Sister
  • 8 Grandchildren
    27 great grandchildren
    3 great great grandchildren


  • Visitation Saturday, December 22, 2018

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Lynda Backen

December 21, 2018

So blessed to have had Harvey woven through our lives after Carolyn joined our family. Will miss that big smile & his great stories. A life well lived. Our love to family. Lynda & Rod