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Garry Zook

November 22, 1950 — July 12, 2014

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Garry Blain Zook, age 63, of Springville, Tenn., died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at his residence in Springville, Tenn.

He was married October 25, 1996 to Barbara Towe Zook, and she survives.    He was a Graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.   Garry was a member of Point Pleasant Baptist Church in Buchanan, TN.    He was a former Pastor of Woodville Baptist in Woodville, TN  and  Illinois Avenue General Baptist in Sikeston, MO.     He served as Mission Volunteer Program Director for General Baptist International serving in areas of Honduras, Phillipines, Mexico and Jamaica. He was  a Co-Founder of Auto Zone and was a US Army Veteran.

Garry was born November 22, 1950 to the late Willie A. Zook and the late Parisea Latham Zook.

Besides his wife, Garry is also survived by Three Daughters,  Kristina Zook of Hendersonville, Tenn,  Mandy (Steven) Dennis of Helotes, Texas,  Cindy (Jerod) Dockins of Benton, Mo;  One Son,  Blaine (Jennifer) Zook of Missoula, Mont;  Six Sisters,  Delphia Houghlan of Columbia, Ill,  Dathol Barksdale of Sikeston, Mo,  Laverta Bonta of St. Louis, Mo,  Linda Ivie of Sikeston, Mo,  Carolyn Shemwell of Dover, Tenn,  Brenda Watson of Poplar Bluff, Mo;  Three Brothers,  Elvon Zook of Buckner, Ill,  Billy Zook of Bloomfield, Mo,  Chelvis Zook of Wappapello, Mo;  Seven Grandchildren, Noah Zook, Ike Zook of Missoula, MT,  Nicholas Dennis, Isaac Dennis, and Emma Dennis of Helotes, TX,   Hailey Dockins and Taylor Lewis-Dockins of Benton, MO.

Besides his parents, Garry was preceded in death by a brother, Dewey Zook.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, in Paris, Tenn and by Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, MO.      Visitation will be Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Ponder Funeral Home from 12 – 2 pm.   The Funeral Service will be at Ponder Funeral Home Chapel in Sikeston, Missouri at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

Bro. Larry Dukes, of Point Pleasant Baptist Church and Dr. Jack Eberhardt, retiired Director of International Missions will officiate.

Interment will be at Dogwood Cemetery in Dogwood, MO.

Memorials may be made to Point Pleasant Baptist Church Educational Building Fund, 13700 Hwy 79 North, Buchanan, TN 38222.

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