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Gary Cook

April 9, 1981 ~ March 20, 2023 (age 41) 41 Years Old

Gary Cook Obituary

Gary Lynn Cook Jr, 41, of Trumann, Arkansas, native of Blytheville, Arkansas, was welcome to eternal life Monday, March 20, 2023 in Little Rock, Arkansas by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Gary was born April 9, 1981 to Gary Lynn Cook Sr. and Judy Jean Cullins in Osceola Arkansas.

Gary attended Blytheville High School and graduated with the Class of 1999. In 2003, Gary enlisted into the United States Army National Guard. He attended Arkansas State University Newport where he received his Associates of Business Administration. He was the founder/owner of GLC Legalizations, LLC that specialized in business preparation and administrative services. As well as business structuring for small businesses, ministries, and other organizations. Since the founding of GLC in 2019, Gary has legalized over 150 businesses, 6 ministries and has helped several non profit organizations with funding research. It was Garys dream that his Daughter Aubree Cook learn the business and work by his side one day.

At a young age Gary knew he wanted to preach and spread the Gospel with love, and compassion. He was a member of Dominion World Outreach Ministries in Marion, AR. Gary was a Man of God that loved discussing the greatness and goodness of God or as Gary called him, “Daddy GOD”. After years in the making, November 2014, Gary established Kingdom Disciples Ministries, a Kingdom Ministry Empowered to bring every believer into a deeper understanding and revelation of who they are in the Kingdom of God.

Gary was a handsome individual known for his style and love for cologne since he was a little boy. He could light up any room with his gapped-tooth smile and fun personality. Gary enjoyed spending time with his family, sitting in his garage listening to music, Getting on the grill, working on business plans, going to church, doing yard work, and didn’t mind letting loose with a little dancing. He was a man that truly cherished the memories created with his family from wife, children, parents, siblings, grandparents and so on. During times of conversation, you were likely to hear Gary say, “How you love that”, “A little razzle dazzle”, or “Hello, Thank’Cha”. It was very common for him to call or text out the blue, no matter the time day or night, Gary was always checking in with his family and friends, usually with an encouraging word. He genuinely had a heart for people and wanted to use his gift of administration to help others Win and succeed in reaching there life goals.

He is preceded in death by his son, Elijah Cook, maternal grandparents, Otis and Sarah Cullins; paternal grandfather, Hosie Cook; and aunt, Helen Furlow-Cullins.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his Wife: Ashley Cook of Trumann, AR, six children; Ranesha Cook, Gary Cook III, Bourna’e Cook, Sadarius Cook, Aubree Cook, and Ashlynn Cook, one step daughter; Reygan Guerrero, his mother; Judy Jean Cullins of Blytheville, AR, his father; Gary Lynn Cook Sr. of Blytheville, AR, one sister; Koesha Cook of Atlanta, GA, five brothers; Travis Cullins, Maurice Kentrell Ford, Michael Kevin Burns Jr., Garryn Cook, and Garrison Cook all of Blytheville, AR, his paternal grandmother; Arzola Cook of Blytheville, AR, his best friend; Tedrick Washington of Memphis TN, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.  

Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 12:00 pm on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Frontline Family Outreach Ministries in Blytheville Ar,  with Dr. Sharon Nesbitt officiating. Visitation will be at 11:00 am until service begin. Burial will be in Carney Cemetery immediately following. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
April 1, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Frontline Outreach Ministry
120 E Walnut St
Blytheville, AR 72315

Funeral Service
Saturday
April 1, 2023

12:00 PM
Frontline Outreach Ministry
120 E Walnut St
Blytheville, AR 72315

Graveside Service
Saturday
April 1, 2023

2:30 PM
Carney Cemetery
1501 Byrum Rd
Blytheville, AR 72315

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