Norman Kenneth Cook was born on September 19, 1921 in Perryton, Texas to Mont Albert and Sarah Ann (Nelson) Cook. He passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 in Sanger, Texas.
On May 25, 1947, he married the love of his life, Anna Sue Morgan, in Amarillo, Texas. Norman served his country in the United States Marine Corp during World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sanger for 42 years. Norman served as a deacon for 41 years as well as a Sunday School teacher, Sunday School General Secretary, Sunday School General Director, Int. Sunday School Department Director, YPTU Director, Teller, Trustee, R. A. Leader, and Custodian. He also greeted people at the front door of the church on Sunday morning for 24 years. He worked for the Sanger ISD and was employed at the United States Postal Service in Denton until his retirement. He served as a past councilman for the City of Sanger, was active in Little League, and also owned the Sanger Coin-O-Matic.
Visitation for Norman will be held from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Friday, November 1, 2013 at Coker Funeral Home, 403 Pecan Street, Sanger, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Sanger with Dr. Greg Johnson serving as the officiate. Serving as pallbearers will be Sam Burrus, Robert McCuistion, Danny Spindle, Josh Burrus, Bob Chauncey, and Marland Knight. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Deacons of the First Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson, Kody Cook and two brothers, Howard and Chester Cook. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 66 years, Sue of Sanger; three sons, Kenneth Neil Cook and wife, Kerry of Fort Worth, Keith Ray Cook and wife, Sherry of Sanger, and Scott Ellis Cook and wife, Beverly of Prosper; one sister, Hazel Wells of Phoenix, AZ; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Coker Funeral Home in Sanger and online condolences may be made at cokerfuneralhome.com .