Allison Webster Cook III, 76, a native of Morgan City and resident of Houma, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.
During his “Dash” he served his country in the Vietnam Era stateside in the U.S. Marine Corps. “Cookie,” as he liked to be affectionately known, enjoyed visitations from his children, grandchildren, family and friends. He loved playing bingo and listening to music and dancing. Cookie will never be forgotten and he will be truly missed by his family and friends. Rest in Peace, Cookie.
Cookie is survived by his four daughters, Ellen Cook Bourg and husband, Hershell, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Janice Cook and companion, Tim Gallant, of Pensacola, Fla., Cynthia Cook Magallon and husband, Jesus, of Baton Rouge, and Kathleen Gregoire of Houma; two sons, Richard Cook of Houma and Oville Adam Gregoire and wife, Evette, of Beach Grove, Tenn.; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Errol Cook of Patterson and Paul Cook and wife, Karen, of Morgan City; along with a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edelia Billiot Cook; parents, Allison and Isabelle Martin Cook Jr.; one granddaughter, Candas Cook Hebert; and two sisters, Rhea Cook Arcemont and Joyclyn Cook Callehan.
Visitation will be held today, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Twin City Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. Visitation will resume at the funeral home Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, starting at 9 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Cookie will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery with full military honors provided by the East St. Mary Veterans Funeral Squad.