Odes Lee Cook, age 87, was born February 14, 1936, to Walter and Edna Cook in Banner Springs and passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024, in Crossville.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years: Janelle (Baldwin) Cooke; sisters: Julie Copeland of Livingston, Ethel Ramsey of Banner-Roslin, Joyce Adkins of Jamestown, and Reba & Joe Inman of Oak Ridge; brother: Dewey Cook of Grimsley; extra special nephew: Eddie Corrie Cook of Clarkrange, who was always like a son to him; a host of other nephews too numerous to mention; extra special nieces: Edwina Cook of Clarkrange, Jennifer Walker of Mount Juliet, Beverly Atkinson of Jamestown, and Karen Emmert of Knoxville; a host of other nieces too numerous to mention; special sisters-in-law: Breneda Livingston of Cookeville, Peggy Cook of Clarkrange, Sharon Davis of Jamestown, Sandra Culp of Fort Mill South Carolina, and Gail of Crossville; extra special brother-in-law: Bud Todd of Kingston, who has been like a brother; and special brothers-in-law: Darrell Baldwin of Atlanta, Tommy & Sue Baldwin of Banner-Roslin, and Neil Baldwin of Atlanta.

Odes was preceded in death by his sweet and loving daughters: Alisa Cook and Angel Cook of Crossville; parents: Walter and Edna (Owens) Cook; brothers-in-law: Bobby & Greg Baldwin; brothers: Lester, Melvin, and Earl Cook; sisters: Ruby & Thomas Price of Oak Ridge and Blanche Todd of Kingston; along with other dear family members.

A heartfelt thanks to all the family and friends for all of their prayers and support.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. with the service to follow. He will be laid to rest in Springs Chapel Cemetery (Banner Springs) immediately following the service. Pallbearers include Kevin, Brent, Bradley, Blake, Randy, Ricky, and Jamie Cook, with Robert Grimsley of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home handling the service.

Instead of flowers, donations to the Springs Chapel Cemetery can be made at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.