John Allen Cook III

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 22, 2013

John Allen Cook III, 45, of Hemphill, Texas, passed away in his sleep on
May 4, 2013. John Allen was born Feb. 18, 1968, in Bad Cannstatt, Germany, to Ret. Lt. Col. John Allen Cook, Jr., and Ila Kyle Cook. John Allen attended schools in Pirmsens, Germany; Magnolia, Ark.; and Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated from Moanalua
High School in Hawaii. John Allen furthered his education at the University of Houston, graduating with a degree in psychology in 1994. John Allen was Senior Territory Manager at Yon-Ka Paris Skincare USA.
John Allen enjoyed spending time
at the ranch in Waller, Texas, and at the lake house in Hemphill, Texas. John Allen’s love, caring and compassion touched many, and he will be truly missed by those who knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his maternal
grandparents, Jack A. Kyle, Sr., and Cora Belle Scott Kyle; and his paternal grandparents, John Allen Cook Sr. and Ann Simpson Cook. John is survived by his parents, John and Ila Cook of Leesville; two brothers, Lane Cook of Leesville, and Scott S.
Cook (Jennifer Boyett Cook) of Fairhope, Ala.; nieces, Kylee A. Cook, Belle Cook, Lila Jane Cook and Brianna Redden; nephews, Harrison Cook and John David Redden; and aunts, uncles, cousins, and many close friends.
Memorial services will
be held at 1 p.m. on May 25 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Leesville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in John’s name to your favorite charity or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN