Carlton Phillip Cook

February 15, 2021

Carlton Phillip Cook passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the age of 78 after a short illness. Carlton was born in Jay, Florida on January 23, 1943. He married the love of his life, Marion Cook, on January 30, 1965. He was a lineman at Bellsouth and retired after 28 years. Throughout his life he showed great strength by working hard, building his own home, and taking care of his family. Carlton loved the outdoors. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting with his family. He loved his two dogs, Scooter and Buster. Carlton will surely be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marion Cook; his mother, Doris Boutwell; one sister, Mary (Wayne) Hays; three children, Cynthia Avirett, Daniel Cook, and Christine Haynes; eight grandchildren, Matt and Brian Avirett, Amanda Canfield, Tyler Oquain, Justin and Darren Barlow, Ashlyn and Julianna Tidwell; five great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Carlton is preceded in death by one great-grandchild, Mason.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm with Pastor Mike Mashburn officiating. Pallbearers are Matt and Brian Avirett, Tyler Oquain, Justin and Darren Barlow, and James Avirett.


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