Mr. John A Crook, age 76, of Ft. Deposit, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Braggs Christian Church with Pastor Jim Free, Reverend Steve Stephens, and Reverend Elwood Sims officiating, and Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home directing Burial will follow at Braggs Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.at the church.
Mr. Crook is preceded in death by his parents, Joe H. Crook, Sr. and Myrtle L Crook. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Crook; children Debbie (Matthew) Sanders, Bubba (Pam) Crook, Jan White, and Jason (Stephanie) Crook; siblings, Joe H (Betty) Crook, Jimmy (Joyce) Crook, and Jean (Rusty) Hussey grandchildren, Jessica (Aaron) Fullerton, Matthew Maddox, Brittney (Roy) Mercer, Austin Crook, Justin French, Jordan Crook, Peyton Hayes, and seven great grandchildren. Numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Crook retired from Bellsouth in 1991. After his retirement, he raised cattle, and spent his spare time fishing with his beloved four- legged children Poppy, Possum, and Dudley.
Pallbearers will be Bubba Crook, Jason Crook, Matthew Maddox, Austin Crook, Justin French, Peyton Hayes, Aaron Fulleron, Roy Mercer, and Matthew Sanders. Honorary Pallbearers will be Sam Bender, Frank Kummell, Frank Vawter, and John Campbell.