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Oliver James Cook

January 27, 1945 November 2, 2022
Oliver James Cook
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Obituary for Oliver James Cook

Oliver James Cook, age 77, of Harrisburg, Illinois passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born on January 27, 1945 in Trenton, Tennessee to John Henry Cook and Velma Mae Morris Blakemore. Oliver married Barbara Ann Pankey Cook and cherished over 48 years together before she preceded him in death on November 4, 2021. He enjoyed his job as an over the road truck driver, days full of fishing, gardening, good food but most of all his grandchildren and family.


Surviving are his sons, Derrick and wife Mishell Cook of Harrisburg, Illinois, Clint and wife Shelly Thrasher of Harrisburg, Illinois and Lee Cook of Shawneetown, Illinois. Daughters, Gloria and husband Gerry Darrell Pewitte of Sharon, Tennessee and Rochelle Williams of Southfield, Michigan. Brother, Lawdell and wife Emma Fields of Dyersburg, Tennessee. Twenty-three grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by both of his parents. Wife, Barbara Ann Cook. Brothers, Otis Thomas Blakemore and James Akins.


Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 5, 2022 at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ownly Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Garden Cemetery in Harrisburg, Illinois. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home in Harrisburg, Illinois.


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Visitation

Saturday

5

Nov

11:00 AM 11/5/2022 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11/5/2022 1:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

5

Nov

1:00 PM 11/5/2022 1:00:00 PM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

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Sunset Garden Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Harrisburg, IL 62946

_ Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States
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