2009-05-06 / Obituaries

H.C. Cook

H. C. Cook, age 91, of Haines City, FL, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, FL, from heart failure.

Mr. Cook was born in Colquitt, on January 23, 1918, and moved to Haines City in 1936 where he was owner and operator of H. C. Cook and Sons Citrus. He was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Haines City.

Mr. Cook is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mildred Cook; one son, Danny and Jeanne Cook of Haines City, FL; one daughter, Jan and Mike Crowell of Crystal River, FL; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two nieces, Arleeta Henry of Cordele and Maxie Warren of Colquitt; and one nephew, Mike McCann of Santa Rosa Beach, FL.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Gracie Cook McCann.

Services were held Saturday, May 2, at Oak Ridge Funeral Careat 11:00 a.m. Pastor Jim Drake of Eastside Baptist Church officiated. Interment followed at Forest Hill Cemetery, Haines City, FL.

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