Matthew Lamar Cook

November 30, 2006 ~ August 9, 2020 (age 13)


The Birth Of A Prince

              Matthew Lamar Cook was born on November 30, 2006 as one of two twins to Racheal Jenkins and Steve Cook.

The Knowledge Of A Prince

              Matthew was educated in the Alachua County Public School System and was most recently promoted at Howard Bishop Middle School.  His education fostered a love of learning new things, as well as a love for his many friends throughout.

The Social Life Of A Prince

              As gifted as he was academically, Matthew had a close bond with the community.  He loved spending time with his friends and family, making others smile and always joking around.

The Passing Of A Prince

              Matthew entered in to thy master’s joy on Sunday, August 9, 2020. He has now joined his brother Ethan Jenkins in the heavenly playground.

The Legacy Of A Prince

Matthew leaves everlasting memories to his joyous and loving family.  His parents:  Racheal Jenkins and Stevie Cooks Sr.  A twin sister: Lamarra Cook. Siblings: Eugene Jackson II and Kyanda Mosley.  His additional siblings: Stevie Cook Jr, Crystal Cook, Latoya Cook and Kwamaine Cook. Grandparents: Lue Ann Jenkins, Harry Blocker, David Lee Cobbs, Darlene Burkett (Andrew). Aunts & Uncles: Andrea Jenkins, La’Var Thompson, Tamarra Jenkins, Micah Jenkins, Felicia Seibert (Samuel), Alberta Blocker, Jared Blocker, Morgan Blocker, Arick Burkett, Erick Burkett, La’Tonya Burkett, La’Sonya Burkett, Stacey Thomas, Ray Latson, Shantell Burkett, Angela Burkett, Lawanna Cook Johnson and Nikkie Hampton. In addition to a host of cousins and sorrowing friends.

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 Service Program


August 21, 2020

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phillip & Wiley Mortuary
MELROSE, FL 32666-3902

Celebration of Life
August 22, 2020

11:00 AM
Friendship Baptist Church
426 NW 2nd St
Gainesville, FL 32601

Interment following funeral service
August 22, 2020

Hampton Community Cemetery
SE 46th Lane
Hampton, FL 32044

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