Jacob "J.C." Cicero Crook, Jr.

December 18, 1924 ~ May 24, 2022 (age 97)


Jacob Cicero “J.C.” Crook, Jr., 97, husband of the late Virginia (Jenny) Traxler Crook of 67 years, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

A Private burial for the immediate family will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Steve Mims, Jakie Walters and David Mullins officiating.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date on June 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Bobby Joe Chinners, Jimmy Chinners, Mike Metts, Eddie Heaton, Jantz Baker, and Raymond Knight. 

“J.C.” was born on December 18, 1924, in Dorchester County, a son of the late Jacob Cicero Crook, Sr. and Ida Judy Crook.   J.C. graduated from St. George High School in 1942 and worked for Amcor for a number of years.  He then went on to work with the late Trolley Walters as the meat manager for 49 years.  He also owned and operated a small farm during his life.  He believed in hard work and fair play.  He clearly loved his church and supported his many different pastors over the years.  He served his Lord in many ways in his life as Treasurer, Sunday School teacher, Deacon Chairman for many years.  Most of all he loved his Lord. He was predeceased by his siblings, Annie Lee Chinners, Margaret Walters and Gladys Heaton and a son-in-law, Rev. Robert Hilton.

Surviving is his daughter, Diane Crawford; sons, Keith (Wanda) Crook and Barry (Lynn) Crook, all of St. George; grandchildren, Holly Crook (Kevin) Risher, Brady (Erin) Crook, Valerie (Andy) Bell, Tyler (Rebecca) Crook; great-grandchildren, Kevin Risher, Jr., Brittany Risher (Nate) Mixon, Kaley Bell, Caleb Bell, Jacks Crook and Pres Crook; great, great grandchild, Briar Rose Mixon; and special caregiver, Gloria Green.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 114 Baptist Drive, St. George, SC 29477. 

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Memorial Service
June 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
114 Baptist Drive
St. George, SC 29477

Private Services

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

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