GLENN C. COOK
Glenn C. Cook, age 48, of Wayland, MO, died unexpectedly Sunday, September 26, 2010, at his home. He had been in ill health for a number of years.
Glenn was born December 7, 1961, at Harrisburg, AR, a son of Griffin Odie and Mildred Sherwood Cook.
On February 8, 1980, he married Diana Allen and they were blessed with three children.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Mildred and Leo Olson of Kahoka, MO;one son, Glenn Cook, Jr. of Tilden, IL; two daughters, Carrie (Jamie) Matson of Canton, MO and Sandy (Josh) Whitlock of Columbia, MO; nine grandchildren: Nathan, Aaron, Grace, Preston and Parker Cook, Kelsea Eastman and Kessler Matson, and, Luke Wollam and Xavier Whitlock; two brothers, Odie (Cathy) Cook of Canton, MO and Mike (Hila) Cook of Keokuk, IA; a sister,
Susan (Tim) Roberts of Wayland, MO; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.
Glenn attended school in Arkansas and Tennessee before finishing his education in Canton, MO. In earlier years he worked construction in both the Canton and Hannibal area until his health started failing and he was forced to retire. He had a strong faith and daily read and studied his bible. He enjoyed his group bible study with his friends from Jehovahs Witness. He loved to watch drag racing and it was his dream to some day sit behind the wheel for just one race. He was a caring and compassionate person and loved having company. His greatest enjoyment came from the love of his family, especially his grandkids and his dog, Bambi.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka. Burial was in the Forest Grove Cemetery, Canton, MO.
Visitation was held after noon on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at Wilson Funeral Home, with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Memorials were requested to the family.