John Leonard Cook, 83, of Whitesburg, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 20, 2019 after an extended illness. He was born in Claiborne County and was a member of Three Springs Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army. He retired from General Electric. Preceding him in death were his parents, Mack and Dovie Cook; brothers, Ray, Herbert, Clarence and Lowell Cook; and granddaughter, Brennan Smith.
He leaves behind his beloved wife of 63 years, Barbara Johnson Cook; son, David (Dana) Cook; daughters, Lynette (Russ) Smith Patterson, Leigh Ann (Billy) Westmoreland; grandchildren, Bryar Smith, Madisson Westmoreland, Jace Smith, Will Westmoreland, Griffin Patterson; great-granddaughter, Carter Grace Green; brothers, Fred (Betty), Carl, James Russell (Roma Dell) and Bert Cook; sisters, Ella (Oliver) Boldin, Bubbis Ruth Cook, Anna Mae (Randy) Widner; and close to 100 nieces, nephews and close relatives.
The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday, June 23. Funeral services to follow at 7 p.m. with Revs. Stanley Carpenter and Steve Johnson officiating. Family and friends will meet in Hamblen Memory Gardens 1:45 p.m. Monday, June 24 for a 2 p.m. graveside service. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post #5266.
Arrangements by Stubblefield Funeral Home