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Paul Cook

Sunday, November 24, 2002

BURFORDVILLE, Mo. -- Paul L. Cook, 75, died on Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at his home near Burfordville.

He was born June 16, 1927 at Lutesville, Mo., son of Elza E. and Maude Fulbright Cook.

He and Dorothy Grisham were married Oct. 31, 1973.

He worked for the Missouri state parks as a heavy equipment operator and retired in 1989. He then worked part time at Trail of Tears State Park.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Paul Wesley Cook of Cape Girardeau; three stepsons, Wayne Jarvis of Cape Girardeau, Wade Jarvis of Millersville and Warren Jarvis of New Bloomfield, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Winnie Adams of Millersville; a brother; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donald Sander officiating. Burial will be in Haynes Chapel Cemetery.