Cook, Brenton Dee (Crandall)

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Brenton Dee Cook, 43, of Crandall, Ga., died Saturday, December 17, 2011.

Brenton was born February 9, 1968 in Gordon County, a son of Franklin and Barbara Thompson Cook. Brenton was a lifelong resident of Fairmount.

He was preceded in death by His Father Franklin Dee Cook.

Brenton is survived by his estranged wife, Libby Ludue Cook; his mother, Mrs. Barbara Cook; a son and daughter-in-law, Brenton and Kristie Cook of Fairmount; daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Gary Mayfield of Fairmount; his special friend and companion, Sadonna "Sissy" Layman; sisters and brothers-in-law, Debroah Green of Cass, Ga., Sandy and Michael Gallman of Calhoun and Theresa and Lee Tucker of Dalton; and a grandson, Gary Ray Mayfield III.

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Brenton Dee Cook will be held Thursday, December 22, at 2 p.m. at the Fairmount Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home in Fairmount. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove ( RYO) Baptist Church Cemetery in Fairmount, Ga. Ted Townsend, Jeff Nicholson, Bradley McDaniel, Justin Delong, Gary Mayfield, Nick Thurman and Andy Hughes will serve as Pall Bearers.

The Family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 21 from 4-8 p.m. at Ponders Funeral Home in Fairmount, Ga.

Arrangements are by the Fairmount Chapel Ponders Funeral Homes, 2566 Hwy. 411, Fairmount, Ga.


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