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James David Cook

April 23, 1943 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 77)


James David Cook, age 77, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mr. Cook was born on April 23, 1943 in Coffee County, Georgia the son of the late Jim Brown & Agnes Parnell Cadle Cook.

Mr. Cook retired from Satilla Rural Electric Corporation as a lineman and attended First Assembly Church of God. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Hank Crews.

Survivors include his wife, Janice L. Cook of Douglas, GA; daughter, Heather Dawn Crews of Nicholls, GA; two grandchildren, Cody Crews and Carsyn Crews both of Nicholls, GA; three sisters, Linda Wildes of Douglas, GA, JoAnn Vickers (Elisha) of Douglas, GA and Gail Hursey (Art) of Alachua, FL; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 11:00am at Douglas City Cemetery with Brother Marshall Adcock and Rev. Jason Merritt officiating. Pallbearers will be John Deen, Lane Deen, Waylon Deen, Ronnie Lott, Shawn Lott and Daniel Diliegros.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
December 30, 2020

11:00 AM
Douglas City Cemetery
1623 N. Gaskin Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

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