Originally created 11/30/00

Mr. Rufus Cook



Mr. Rufus Eugene Cook, 95, of Kinglet Court, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2000, at Lake Crossing Health Center, Leah.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood, Tenn.

Mr. Cook, a native of Loudon County, Tenn., had retired as a machinery mechanic from Carbide, Oakridge, Tenn., after 25 years. He was a member of Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Robert E. Cook, Augusta, and James F. Cook, Oxnard, Calif.; a daughter, Emma Melton, Newberry, S.C.; a stepson, Cecil Ray Johnson, Pine Bluff, Ark.; and 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Poteet Funeral Home, Wheeler Road.

The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 30, 2000