Michael Lee Cook, age 56, of Independence, died Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at this residence. He was a former sheet metal worker for Local #24 Teamsters and a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Cook enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding Harleys. His parents, Leroy Cook & Carol Dugan Cook; and sister, Cindy Cook preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Sherril Bridges Cook of Independence; daughter, Jessica Cook of Independence; son, Jacob Cook of Bromley; (4) step-sons, Elias Murphy of Louisville, Seth Murphy of Osan Air Force Base, South Korea, Nathan Murphy of Yokota Air Force Base, Japan, and Zechariah Murphy of Independence; (3) sisters, Cathy Cox of Independence, Paula Melton of Morning View, and Sherry Henderson of Morning View.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 12, 2010 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hickory Grove Baptist Church,11969 Taylor Mill Rd., Independence, KY 41051. Funeral service will begin at 7 p.m. Interment will be private at Wilmington Cemetery. Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home in Independence is handling the arrangements.
Memorials can be made to Hickory Grove Baptist Church.