Alvin Lee Cook Sr.

May 7, 1946 - January 18, 2022


Alvin Lee Cook, Sr., 75 of Quapaw, Oklahoma passed from this life on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, MO.

Alvin was born May 7, 1946 in Stillwater, Oklahoma to the union of Sam and Anna Cook. Alvin spent many years as a truck driver. Alvin enjoyed cruising around in his 1955 Chevy truck and attending car shows.

Alvin married Carolyn Marie (Gilmore) on February 6, 2013. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include his mother, Anna Glenn of Miami, OK; two sons, Alvin Cook Jr. and wife Dora of Wichita, KS, and Terry cook and wife Tara of Wichita, KS; daughter, Natalie England of Miami, OK; two brothers, Melvin Cook and wife Cindy of Miami, OK, and Sam Cook and wife Ethel of Miami, OK; along with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Alvin is preceded in death by his father, Sam Cook; son, Amory Cook; step-daughter, Tracy Robinson.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 24, 2022 at the Baxter Springs Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m., until 1:30 p.m., Monday at Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel. Pallbearers for the service are Chris Stewart, Steven Bunce III, Alvin Cook Jr., Brian Cook, Rod Schachtner, and Paul Nixon. Online condolences may be expressed at