Mr. Arnold Cook, 76, of Woodbury died December 24, 2009 in McMinnville, TN. He was born January 9, 1933 in Woodbury, TN. His parents were the late Palmer J. Cook and Ira (Elkins) Cook.
He is survived by a brother, P.J. (Mary Jean) Cook of Woodbury; four sisters, Wilma (Edmond) Prater of Clarksville; Louise Lovvorn of McMinnville; Sue Redmon of McMinnville and Sherrie Faye (R.C.) Kee of Summerville, TN.
Mr. Cook lived in Woodbury 75 years and in McMinnville for about the last year. He was a member of the Church of Christ and attended the Unity Church of Christ for about the last year. He was a minister for over 50 years. He was elected to serve as Cannon County Trustee in years past. He also owned and operated a furniture store until his retirement. Mr. Cook was also a skilled checker player. He attended and played in many check tournaments all over the country.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009 from 2-8 PM at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009 at 2 PM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Al Bugg, Roger Hamlet and Dorris Hughes will officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Unity Church of Christ building fund. Contact Smith Funeral Home for details. Condolences may be sent via www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net (615)563-5337.