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Homer Eugene Cook
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Funeral services for Homer Eugene Cook, 92, of Alto, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Chad Parker and the Rev. Johnny Stone officiating. Burial will follow in Mud Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with The Rev. J.R. Elrod officiating.

Mr. Cook died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Born Sept. 20, 1921, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Sparta Watson Cook and Elma Lee Cook. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Cook, and a sister, Vera Jordan.

Mr. Cook was retired as postmaster from Alto Post Office with 26 years of service. He was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, bird hunting and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Lois Bentley Cook of Alto; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Kim Cook of Alto; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Steve Gerrin of Alto; grandchildren, Julie and Chad Parker of Homer, Stephanie and Brent Shubert of Cornelia, Brandy and Matt Anderson of Cornelia, Jacob and Brooke Pitts of Clarkesville; great-grandchildren, Emily and Melody Parker, both of Homer, Zach and Addie Shubert of Cornelia, Harold and Ely Anderson of Cornelia, Charlie and Trey Pitts of Clarkesville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Hargrove and Hazel Cook of Alto, Grady and Nina Cook of Alto; sister, Edna Herndon Wood of Buford; sister-in-law, Joan Cook of Griffin; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. today, July 9, at the funeral home.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, July 9, 2014