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Clifford Cook

Clifford Cook, 89, formerly of Dunlap, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 in Brunswick, Georgia.

He was born October 30, 1923 in Chattanooga to James Walter and Etha Taylor Cook. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having fought in World War II in the Pacific Theatre. Coming from Dunlap, he lived in Brunswick since 1987, and was known in the Brunswick area for his craftsmanship and creativity in woodworking. He was a member of Emanuel United Methodist Church and the Men’s Breakfast Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ida Mae Boyett Cook; second wife, Patti Jean Lewis Cook; son, Mickey Eugene Cook; and brothers, James and Glenn Cook.

Survivors include his daughter, Martha Vida (Thomas) Holden of Brunswick; brothers, Leroy (Carolyn) Cook of Nashville and James Walter Cook, Jr. of Sacramento, California; sister, Edith Oberkline of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia; grandchildren, Vanessa (Kenneth) Shaw, Kim (William) Porter and Tara (John Krivec) Holden; great-grandchildren,  Jonathan Shaw, Nic (Jennifer Stovall) Shaw, Brandan Porter and Kalyn Porter; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 2 at Johnson-Lewis Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of the  Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525. 

An online guestbook is at

Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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