Michael Cook was born to the late Willie Nell Cook and the late Johnny Lee Gray on August 21, 1960 in Greenville, AL.
He departed this life on May 22, 2019 at Jackson Hospital.
He is preceded in death by his daughter: Shonda Preston, grandmothers: Marie Cook and Jenie Mae Wilkie, aunts: Helen Cook, Gloria McKee, Dorothy J. Cook, Dorothy A. Cook and an uncle, Nathaniel Cook Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memories 4 children: Natasha Phieffer, Michael (Lovvetta) Preston, Shirhonda Robinson, Dorell Preston all of Montgomery, AL; 5 grandchildren: Braxton, Jordan, MiKayla, Ghavin and Michael Jr., Stepmother, Jean Jones of Campbell, OH; 3 brothers: Johnnie Gray Jr., Washington DC; Dwayne Gray, Dale (Krissy) Gray both of Columbus, OH; 8 sisters: Alfreda (Roderick) Darden, Montgomery, AL, Deletha Daniels, Dorothy Gray, Johnnie Mae (Jeff) Fuller all of Youngstown, OH; Brenda Gray of Campbell, OH; Juanita (Clay) Riley, Pam Gray both of Ft. Wayne, IN; and Felicia Gray of Biardman, OH; special great aunts: Ruth (Ray B) Daver of Fairfield, AL and Marie Guice of Montgomery, AL; aunts: Margaret Grey of Charlotte, NC; Nazarene Howard of Greenville, SC; Carrie Gray and Ruby Wilkie both of Youngstown, OH; uncles: Joseph (Laura) Gray of Mauldine, SC; Terry (Denise) Wilkie of Youngstown, OH; devoted cousin: Virginia Tillman, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Special friends: Willie Campbell, Jerome White, Vencythian Williams.