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Grady Orbin Cook

January 7, 1932 — October 25, 2022


Grady Orbin Cook, 90, of Peoria, Illinois passed away on Tuesday October 25, 2022. He was born January 7, 1932 in Franklin County, Alabama. Grady was the eldest son of J.C. and Letha (Holt) Cook. He married Betty J. Quigley on July 25, 1964 in Peoria.

Grady served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He became a Mason in 1973 being a lifetime member of Illinois Lodge 263.

Grady’s survivors include daughters Cindy (Rick) Campbell of Florida, Jenine Rowbottom of Florida, Tammy (Walter) Corbett of South Carolina; son-in-law Terry McLaughlin of Morton, Illinois; sister Janette Britnell (Steve) of Russellville, Alabama and brother Danny Cook (Martha) of Killen, Alabama; two grandsons Joey (Melissa) McLaughlin of Bartonville, Tracy McLaughlin of Peoria and one great-granddaughter Lily McLaughlin.

He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Quigley Cook, stepdaughter Cathy McLaughlin, parents, brother Orville, and sister Jessie Mae Hendrix.

Visitation will be held on Thursday October 27, 2022 at Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home in Peoria from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Masonic Rites will be conducted immediately following the service. Burial will be in Palm Cemetery in Rushville, Illinois. Pastor Fred Fritz will officiate the service.

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

4:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)

Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home

428 W. McClure Ave., Peoria, IL 61604

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Friday, October 28, 2022

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