US Air Force

Howard H. Cooke

October 13, 1933 ~ May 1, 2021 (age 87)

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 Funeral service for Howard H. Cooke age 87 of Danville will be Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 1:00pm at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Melvin Mears officiating with burial in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Somerville with Military Honors and Peck funeral home directing. Visitation will be from 11:00am until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.


Mr. Cooke, who was born October 13, 1933 in Cullman County to John Cooke and Virgie Jones Cooke, died on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at his home. He was retired from the United States Air Force, a member of the D.A.V. Chapter in Falkville and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 10774 and a member of the Faith Independent Church in Lacon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lee Mears Cooke; a son, Shane Cooke and his siblings, Max Cooke, Annie Paschal, Velma Martin, Stella Tyree, Flord Cooke and Lurye Cooke.


He is survived by his daughter, Mavis Brown; 3 Grandsons, Jeff Tidwell, Wesley Tidwell and Bo Leeth; 4 Great-Grandchildren, Dixie Sky Tidwell, Madison Clayton, Brantlee Shane Leeth and Dalton Robert Leeth; 3 Great-Great-Grandchildren, Lynlee Lynn Lorance, Emberlin Lorance and Wesley Lorance.


Jeff Tidwell, Wesley Tidwell, Bo Leeth, Nathan Riggins, Shawn Mears, Joseph Mears, J.J. Mears and Brantlee Shane Leeth will serve as pallbearers.

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May 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 SW
Hartselle, Alabama 35640

Funeral Service
May 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Peck Fun eral Home Chapel, Hartselle

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