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Marvin K. Cook (12-16-15) service 12-19-15

Marvin K. Cook was born in Bloomington, Illinois, on Oct. 13, 1923, the son of the late Amer and Bulah Cook.
On Sept. 8, 1999, he was united in marriage to Bess T. Taylor, who survives.
Mr. Cook served his country in the United States Navy. He was the owner and operator of Cook Machine Shop in Washington, Illinois.  He later moved to Savannah and  would spend the winter months in Babson Park, Florida. Mr. Cook was a member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church, a Shriner in the Scottish Rite, and a 32nd Mason as well as Grandmaster in 1975.
He had no children but loved his nieces and nephews very much. Mr. Cook loved music and played in a banjo club and also played the piano at nursing homes in his later years.  He enjoyed people in general and had a ready smile for everyone.  Mr. Cook loved his Lord and quietly lived a faithful Christian life. 
He departed this life on Wednesday, Dec.16, in Savannah, at the age of 92 years, 2 months and 3 days.
In addition to his wife Bess of 16 years, he is survived by one stepdaughter, Lynne Weaks of Memphis and one stepson, Steve Martin and his wife Ann of Marietta, Georgia; and four stepgrandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Risen Cook; and two brothers, Floyd and Richard Cook.
Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 3 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Artie Rivers officiating. Burial followed in Mount Hermon Cemetery at Hardin County.

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