Matthew Lee Crook (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Matthew Lee Crook, 26, of Augusta, GA, beloved son of David Lee Crook, North Augusta, SC and Rande Ballard, (Michael) Lincolnton, NC, died Friday, June 20th, 2008. Born in and a lifelong resident of Augusta, GA, he was 2000 graduate of Greenbrier High School. Matthew enjoyed music, photography, and collecting knives. He was employed by the View and was of the Baptist faith. Additional family members include his twin brother, Wesley David Crook, (Mary King) Macon, GA; sister, Ashley Smith, North Little Rock, AR; Nana Margie Ivey, North Augusta, SC; aunt, Karen Lamb, (Mike) Belvedere, SC; uncles, Bruce Key, Savannah, GA, Marshall Jenkins, Tupelo, MS, Ricky Jenkins, Tupelo, MS, Ronnie Jenkins, San Antonio, TX, Ralph Jenkins, Houston TX; maternal grandparents, the late Everett and Hazel Jenkins, step-grandparents, Don and Jean Ballard, Lincolnton, NC; girlfriend, Becca Hawley, Martinez, GA; and close friends, Matthew Lynes and Steven Shelton, both of Augusta, GA. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 23rd, 2008, at 11 o'clock at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley, SC, with Pastor Ken Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC. Pallbearers will be Steven Shelton, Matthew Lynes, Mike Lamb, Jonathan Aceves, Nick Macdonald, and Wyatt Culver. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 22nd, 2008, from 6 until 8 o'clock at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, U.S. Hwy. #1, Langley, SC. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-June 22, 2008