Saturday, May 18, 2013

Wheeler Cook 1920-2013

Wheeler Cook, of Chumuckla, FL, passed away on May 15, 2013 at the age of 93. 

Wheeler was born on February 18, 1920 to Louis and Mattie Sewell Cook. Mr. Cook retired from the State of Florida Department of Transportation after 31 plus years. 

Wheeler was preceded in death by his parents; 4 brothers, Sam, Phillip, Wesley, John A.; and one sister, Mary Elliot.

Wheeler is survived by his wife of 54 years, Audrey Freeman Cook; his son, Joe (Denise) Cook; 6 daughters, Earleen Henderson, Voncile (Joe) Crews, Jean (Kenny) Watson, Ann (Jim) Davis, Murl (Ross) Faircloth, Bonnie (Richard) Bailey; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Sunday May 19, 2013 at Chumuckla Community Church (formerly Elizabeth Chapel) in Chumuckla, FL. The family will receive visitors from 2:00-3:00 p.m. with funeral services starting at 3:00 p.m. Burial service will be immediately after the service at Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery.

Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Boutwell, Mark Dooley, Mike Dooley, Joey Cook, Michael Bailey, and Andy Lee.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jordan Shell, Brandon Chambliss, Joseph Wheeler Cook, Bailey Calhoun, Kenzie Calhoun, and Aaron Bailey.

In lieu of flowers the family requests for donations to be made to the National Breast CancerFoundation at

Services will be conducted by Donnie Sowell and Charlie Elliot.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on May 18, 2013

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