Mr. James Franklin “Frank” Cook, age 80, of Rockmart, GA, passed away Thursday afternoon, November 16, 2023, in a Rome, GA, hospital.
Frank was born in Rockmart on April 2, 1943, son of the late Grover Cook and Willine Baldwin Cook.
He had lived the greater part of his life in Rockmart and retired from Georgia Power Company. Frank was a proud veteran of the United States Army and a member of Victory Baptist Church.
He was a youth sports coach, umpire, and an avid sports fan, especially of the University of Georgia Bulldogs.
In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Brock and Nancy Brooks.
Frank is survived by his children, Kirk (Beth) Cook of Douglasville, GA, and Kay Cook of Rockmart.
Funeral services for Frank will be held Monday afternoon, November 20, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Barry Snapp officiating. Family and friends will deliver eulogies. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with Brown-Wright Post #12 American Legion Honor Guard in charge of Military Graveside Rites.
Frank’s family will receive friends at Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home Monday from 12:00 noon until the service hour.
Pallbearers will include Jerome Bowman, Truett Bowman, Eli Bowman, Russell Popham, Mike Moore, and Will Sanders.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Rockmart Little League or the charity of your choice.
Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of the arrangements for Mr. James Franklin “Frank” Cook.