Vernon Garth Cook
Vernon Garth Cook
  • June 8, 1938 - December 22, 2017
  • Marble Falls, Texas

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Vernon Garth Cook passed away December 22, 2017 in Marble Falls, Texas at the age of 79. He was born in Castle Dale, Utah on June 8, 1938 to Andrew Lorenzo Cook and Alta Loree Checketts, who preceded him in death. His siblings were Bryan Cook, Andrew Melvin Cook, Wanda Allen and Beulah Day, all deceased.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Loretta Kneese Cook of Meadowlakes, Texas, his son Todd L. Cook and wife Kathy, granddaughter Lauren of Hutto, Texas, grandson Chris Ricks and wife Tracy of Cypress Mill, Texas and grandson Dustin Jiles and wife Shawna of Jarrell, Texas; also his daughter, Joy L. Davis and husband Terry and two granddaughters Kinsey and Ansley of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Elnora Kneese of Marble Falls, Texas. His father-in-law, Alton Kneese is deceased.

Vernon is a life-long member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has served honorable in many various callings in the church. Vernon served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. His rank at discharge was E5. He was stationed out of Bergstrom Air Force Base at the missile base on Bee Cave Rd. in Austin, Texas.

He loved his family and old cars.

The funeral service will be at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 200 Via Viejo, Marble Falls, Texas. Following the funeral, burial services will be held in Cypress Mill, Texas at the Cypress Mill Cemetery.