J. Earl Cook, 73 of Denton, died Monday, December 24, 2012 at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. He was born April 26, 1939 in Shirley, Arkansas to Thomas Jefferson and Catherine (Coley) Cook. He was a retired from the the Texas Department of Transportation. A member of the Denton Bible Church, and attended public school and some college.
Mr. Cook is survived by his wife Amy Cook of Denton, Daughters Sonia Jayne Cook Linker and husband Philip of Keller, Teresa Jones of Waco, Sherry Alm of Mason, and Dr. Susan Overstreet and husband Joseph Schwartz of Carrollton, sons, Wayne Cook of Las Vegas, NV Doug Overstreet and wife Patti of Richardson, George Gierisch and wife Lee Anne of Trophy Club, sisters Anna Pruitt and husband Doug of Denton, Lavonia King of Atwater, CA, Ada Fern Busby and husband Frank of Reno, NV, and brother Seth Cook and wife Millie of Atwater. CA. Twelve Grandchildren.
A visitation will be held at the Denton Bible Church Chapel on Friday, December 28, 2012 from 1:30 P.M. until service time at 2 P.M. with Rev. Jim Hill officiating. Burial will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Mulkey-Mason, Jack Schmitz and Son Funeral Home, 705 N. Locust, Denton in charge of arrangements.
On line condolences may be left at www.mulkeymasondenton.com