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Cook, Terry June 21, 1950 - January 9, 2023

Date of Funeral

January 13, 2023


Thursday, January 12, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel


Friday, January 13, 2023

10:00 AM

Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel


Robinson Cemetery

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Robinson Cemetery or the Thursday Night AA group and may be left in care of the funeral home

Terry Lynn Cook was born June 21, 1950 at home in Collins, Missouri to Jim Cook And Norma Sarratt Cook.  He left this life on January 9, 2023 at Cox South in Springfield, with his daughter Kerri by his side.


Terry graduated from Weaubleau High School in 1969. He worked at R and S gas station with his brother and cousin. He started a feed business in the 80s and proceeded in the feed business for over 40 years. He retired at the age of 67. He worked for the Clinton Farmers Exchange until a week of him falling ill.


Terry’s years of hobbies included, racing, truck pulls, tractor pulls with sweat pea, and was in car shows with his 54 chevy pickup.  He enjoyed going to the fire station and stoking the fire. He was part of  AA since 1994 and was a sponsor to so many. Terry was a very avid storyteller. He loved sitting in his “man cave” with ol Wheezer and his cat Elton. He enjoyed many visitors stopping by his garage for long chats and story telling. He talked about the things important in life to his kids and grandkids.


Terry was preceded in death by his parents and brother Tiny.


Terry is survived by his wife Debbie Cook, Collins, daughters Kerri Herring, Bolivar, Jodi Cook, Collins, sister Donna McCarter, Collins, two nephews, Justen McCarter, Collins, Jeff Cook Columbia, his niece Samantha Cook Nebraska, and his six grandkids.



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    Paula Jonson says

    Terry was my first friend I made as a child.He was two and I was four. He lived down the street from me, He will always have a special place in my heart and childhood memories. Rest In Peace Terry

    Paula Martin Jonson

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    Leon Smith says

    Went to school with Terry for 12 years. I was a 1968 graduate of Collins High School. Terry was always working and I don’t remember him every being upset about anything. Sorry for your loss.
    Leon Smith

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    DianaRipperger says

    went to school with terry at weaubleau he was a great guy . so sorry for your loss

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    RONALD & Cindy Bruce says

    Very sorry to here of Terry’s passing very nice guy, sorry for your loss

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