Dock Shelton Cook, age 86, of Centerville and formerly Humble, Texas passed away Tuesday,
February 14, 2011 in Madisonville, Texas. Memorial services will be held at 11 AM,
Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Bro. Joe Dacus,
pastor of Leona Baptist Church in Leona, Texas, will officiate the service.
Dock Shelton Cook was born on April 14, 1925 in Townley, Alabama to Wilburn and Vera (Anderson) Cook.
After he and his wife, Marie were married they moved to Texas where Mr. Cook worked
for Powell Electric for twenty years.
After retiring, he and his wife opened their own business of making name plates.
Mr. Cook was a guitar player in a group called the “Dixie Drifters." He enjoyed
playing his guitar and often played until his fingers hurt.
He loved to talk and visit with his friends and make new ones. Mr. Cook also enjoyed
a good game of dominos.
He and his wife were members of Leona Baptist Church and had lived in Centerville for the
last fifteen years. Mr. Cook is preceded in death by both of his parents and brother, Felix Ralph Cook.
Survivors include wife, Marie Cook of Centerville; sons Shelton Wayne Cook of Tomball,
Thomas Richard Cook & wife, Judith of Flynn and James Michael Cook and wife, Donna
of Houston; daughter, Brenda Sue Hay & husband, Dennis of Flynn; brothers, Richard
Eugene Cook & wife, Vera Nell of Pasadena, Shirley Mac Cook and wife, Lynn of Tomball
and David Arnold Cook & wife, Patsy of Houston; eleven grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren
and one great, great grandson.
The website link also includes a slide show tribute to Mr. Cook's life.
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