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Charles Wythe Cook Sr., 99, of Gloucester, died Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

He was a native of Gloucester and member of First Morning Star Baptist Church, Bena.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Sadie Johnson Cook, and son, Charles W. Cook Jr.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Thomas and Rebecca Elizabeth Cook; brothers, John T. Cook Jr. and Herbert L. Cook Sr., and sisters, Marion Brooks, Dorothy Lofton and Edna V. Billups.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday, April 14) in First Morning Star Baptist Church. Burial will be in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Cook will lie in repose from 10 a.m. until service time.

Arrangements are by Howard Funeral Home, Ark.