Barry Rook


WHITE HALL — Barry Glenn Rook, 57, died Sunday July 5, 2020, at his home in White Hall.

He was born Nov. 7, 1962, in Jonesboro at St. Bernards Hospital, the son of Jean Rook and the late Jerry Rook.

He was a kind, sweet and hardworking man that always had a smile on his face, ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He moved to White Hall in 1994, and while living there he worked at Coca-Cola, serving for 35 years.

He was a loving father and an avid outdoorsman, spending any spare time he had on the lake or in the woods.

He is survived by his wife, Joann Rook; two daughters, Bailey Payne and Katlyn Rook; mother, Jean Rook; and siblings, Dana Jones and David Rook.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Rook, brother, Jerry Rook Jr., and grandparents.

A visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Emerson Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Emerson Funeral Home with Ken Stallings officiating.

Active pallbearers will be David Rook, Mark Jones, Jeremy Rook, Brett Payne, Mike Dorton, Joe Knowlton, Brandon Hancock and Jason Carson. Burial will be private.

Online registry: www.