Jesse Jackson Cook
Jesse Jackson Cook passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Native of Cedartown, GA and longtime resident of Westwego, age 79 years.
Loving friend of Lois and Jack Maes for over 50 years. Father of Bridgette Foret. He leaves behind two special nephews, Steven and Garrett Durr. Devoted Uncle as well of many devoted nieces and nephews. Grandfather of Jessica and Miley Foret.
He is preceded in death by his late son, Melvin Robert Cook, his late parents, Melvin and Emer Cook, Sr., as well as his brothers, Robert, Thomas, Marion, Fred and Billy Cook and Melvin Cook, Jr.
Jesse worked for many years as a heavy equipment operator for Wilco Marsh Buggies and Draglines, Inc. on the Westbank. He loved playing his guitar and singing in Jesse Cook and The Fugitives, his own country and western band, playing on the Westbank and the Greater New Orleans area for over 25 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Serenity Funeral Home, 20419 Hwy 36, Covington, LA, at 1:00 PM with Visitation beginning at 11:00 AM. Interment following at Abita Springs Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, LA.