Mr. James Gene Cook
Aiken--A celebration of life service for Mr. James Gene Cook age 82 will be held 6:00 pm Thursday, December 22, 2016 at COLE FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL with Rev. Bobby Grover and Rev. Jared David officiating. Military honors will be rendered by the U.S. Army Ceremonial Team. Interment will be private. Mr. Cook entered into rest at his residence Sunday, December 18, 2016. He was a native and a life long resident of Aiken County and was the beloved husband of 54 years to Mrs. Geneva McCravy Cook and a son of the late Mr. James O. Cook and the late Mrs. Rosa Lee Stewart Murrell. Mr. Cook was a self employed brick mason and enjoyed farming, camping and fishing. Mr. Cook was a veteran of WWII having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church, Aiken, SC. Additional survivors include three daughters, Marie "Milton" Babb, Sherry "Buddy" Walters, Gennie "Phillip" Morris, all of Aiken; two brothers, Tommy Cook, Bluffton, Bobby Cook, Aiken: six grandchildren, Justin "Angel" Walters, Amber Richardson, Austin Richardson, Alayna Raborn, Aiden Morris, and Mandy Fields; twelve great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren, and two special great grandchildren, Malyah and Alexis Walters. Mr. Cook was predeceased by two grandchildren, Brandon Walters, Christie Gore; four sisters, Rosa Lee Burnette, Mary Whittle, Myrtle Lou Burkhalter, and Vivian Goodwin. A visitation with the family will take place one hour prior to services starting at 5:00 pm at COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY (118 BY PASS) AIKEN, SC, 29801. 803-648-7175. Please sign the online registry or order flowers at: www.colefuneralhomeinc.com.