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Dillon Herald, Issue dated Feb 19, 1942 pg 1 Vol 47 #32

Phillip Cook Passed Away February 12th

Phillip Cook, aged 73, well known citizen of the community, died at his home Thursday, February 12, after a period of declining health. Although the end was not unexpected, it nevertheless came as a shock to those who knew and loved him.

Mr Cook was one of Dillon County's most substantial citizens, having large farming as well as other business interests in the county. He began farming in a modest way, and by thrift and industry accumulated a large estate.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Mount Pleasant Church, conducted by Rev Frank Lyon, pastor of Dillon Baptist Church, and in the presence of a large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends, the body was laid to rest in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs Martha Cook, and eight children; Liston Cook, Miss Ella Cook, Mrs Manda Miles, Mrs Daisy McLellan, Mrs Sallie Jackson, Mrs Bessie Blackman, all of Dillon County, Phillip Cook, Jr and Mrs Sara Carlis (should be Carter) of Latta.

Active pallbearers were Frank Richardson, Frank Thompson, Joe Caulder, Claud Taylor, Arthur Caulder, and J H Jackson. Honorary pallbearers were chosen from among his friends and included Dr J R Rogers, A M Rogers, Senator J D Manning, T B Herring, Jim Hartley, George Barnes, Sam McLaurin and Earl Alford.

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NOTE: His tombstone is out at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery close to his father's and mother's ....Peter Cook and Drucilla Sweat Cook...he is buried beside his wife, Martha Powers Cook.....cgk.

Submitted by Carolyn Klear, 28 May 2002.


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