August 25, 2013

James ‘Jim’ C. Cook Sr.

Mr. James “Jim” C. Cook Sr., 91, of Dalton, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.

He was born Nov. 15, 1921, in Decatur, a son of the late David Otis and Augusta Mae Pounds Cook. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Hurt Cook; brothers, Pounds, Carey, Russell and David; sister, Bette Redd; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Doug and Jane Hurt; and sister-in-law, Bunny Hurt.

He was a member of the Dalton First United Methodist Church.

Jim is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, James “Jim” C. Jr. and Cheryl Cook; grandson, David Carey Cook and April; sister and brother-in-law, Augusta and Bob Markley of Staunton, Va.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bob and Betty Lou Hurt of Pittsburgh, Pa.; special friend and caregiver, Brenda Shepherd; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. followed by a graveside service at West Hill Cemetery at noon.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Dalton First United Methodist Church, 500 S. Thornton Ave., Dalton, GA 30720.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.

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