COMMERCE - Sammuel Thomas Cooke, 48, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
He was born at Ft. McPherson, the son of the late Philip R. and Sue Tallant Cooke. He was a member of Rogers Baptist Church and was employed at Roper Pump Company.
Survivors include his wife, Sandy Whitsel Cooke, Commerce; son, J.T. Whitsel, Commerce; brother, Alan Cooke, Commerce; sisters, Dianne Vaughn, Homer, Anna Porter and Phyllis Cooke, both of Commerce; and a granddaughter, Katelynn Whitsel, Commerce.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 8, at Rogers Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Carlton Peters officiating.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.