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In Memory of

Aaron Shannon Cook

September 14, 1925 - May 18, 2017

Obituary


HICKORY-Aaron Shannon Cook, 91, of Hickory, was taken to his heavenly home surrounded by his loved ones, on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Born in Cleveland County on September 14, 1925, he was the son of the late W. Lee Cook and Hattie Ray Cook. In addition he was preceded in death by 8 brothers and sisters. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church. While working as District Manager for Southern Life Insurance Company, Aaron and his wife Leonia traveled through the United States and abroad. He loved fishing, spending time with family and friends,...

HICKORY-Aaron Shannon Cook, 91, of Hickory, was taken to his heavenly home surrounded by his loved ones, on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Born in Cleveland County on September 14, 1925, he was the son of the late W. Lee Cook and Hattie Ray Cook. In addition he was preceded in death by 8 brothers and sisters. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church. While working as District Manager for Southern Life Insurance Company, Aaron and his wife Leonia traveled through the United States and abroad. He loved fishing, spending time with family and friends, and in later years with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed gardening especially growing tomatoes, which he shared with everyone he knew. He is survived by his wife of 70 years Leonia Hoyle Cook of the home; a son Larry Shannon Cook and wife Marguerite of Hickory; daughters Debbie C. Stratton and her husband Thomas of Hickory and Teresa C. Davidson and her husband James of Hickory; grandchildren Ashley S. Wimbish and husband Nick of Taylorsville, Sara Ann Breckenridge and fiancé Chris Portis of Conover, Brandon Breckenridge of Hickory, and Kyle Kinner of Washington D.C. and a number of nieces and nephews. Special caregivers Brenda McCartney, Crystal Parsons, Mandy Davis and Wanda Bevins. The family will receive friends Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 1:00pm to 1:45pm at Hickory Funeral Home. The funeral will be Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Hickory Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Kim Dowell officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658. Online condolences may be left at www.hickoryfh.com. Arrangements are with Hickory Funeral Home.