Allen R Cook, Jr. "Muffy"

Born: Tue., May 28, 1940
Died: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 02, 2020
Location: Edward J Garr Funeral Home Inc

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Thu., Jan. 02, 2020
Location: Garr Funeral Home

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Allen Richard Cook, Jr., “Muffy”, age 79, of Erie, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at UPMC Hamot surrounded by his family.  He was born in Laurel, MS on May 28, 1940 to the late Allen R. and Bessie (McDonald) Cook, Sr.  Allen was raised by his maternal grandmother, Caroline Gore-Williams.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandson John E. Jones (JJ), his sisters Mae Dorothy Cook, Betty Carolyn Cook, and Mary Lee Mathis.

Muffy’s memory will be cherished by his seven children, Aaron Vaughn (Carolyn), Richard “Greg” Cook, Bruce Arrington (Monica),  Timothy D. Cook, Eleanor Faye Vaughn, Vivian (Cook) McCullum, Carla Boyd (Robert), 21 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren, a brother William Cook, and two sisters, Shirley A. Martin and Marjorie Ducksworth.  His memory will also be cherished by his former wife, Ms. Charlie Mae cook, his best friends Ms. Katie Ruth Buxton and Ms. Diane Riley, whom he affectionately referred to as his daughter, and a host of family and friends.

Muffy was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan.  He also owned and operated the Good Cook’s Tavern.

Visitation will be held at Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, 459 E. 12th St. Erie, on Thursday, January 2, 2019 from 5pm until the time of the service at 7pm.  Burial will be private.

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Jacqueline & Stephen Jones
   Posted Tue December 31, 2019
Out deepest condolences go out to the Cook Family, May God continue to keep you'll in your time of bereavement. The Jones Family

Jeffrey Crockett and family.
   Posted Tue December 31, 2019
Peace and blessings be upon Mr. Cook, his hard work and dedication for the Erie community will not be forgotten. Sending out prayers and condolences to the family in their time of sorrow.

Timothy Mccullum Sr.
   Posted Tue December 31, 2019
To the entire Family my deepest condolences.

The Wayne Family
   Posted Wed January 01, 2020
With much love and hugs to all of y'all from all of us we send our condolences 🙏🙏🙏 to all of the family and we are always here for you all nothing but love and prayers to all of the family 🙏🙏❤️❤️

Ministers Wayne and Connie Burnett
   Posted Thu January 02, 2020
Our condolences goes to the family of Allen(Muffy) Cook. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow. No one can do it like he can.

Margie Arlington
   Posted Thu January 02, 2020
Carla Boyd and family,
I am sorry about your Dad's passing this life on earth. Precious memories are treasures that will bring comfort in the days ahead. Prayers for all of your family. Margie

Mario Cook
   Posted Thu January 02, 2020
My deepest Prayers and Condolences to my family for one of our Kings who has gone to be with our other love ones we gained another Angel to look after us. With much love your Nephew

Laura & Rickey Williams
   Posted Mon January 06, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss.

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