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Thomas Lee Crooke (1957 - 1989)

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Thomas Lee "Tommy" Crooke
Born in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 Sep 2019 | Created 14 Jan 2019
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Thomas Crooke has Irish ancestors.
Thomas Crooke has German Roots.
This profile is part of the Crooke Name Study.

Early Life

Tommy Crooke was born to Emery Crooke and Bertha (Day) Crooke on 7 Dec 1957.[1] Shortly after his birth his parents divorce.


On 11 Oct 1977, Tommy Crooke marries in Montgomery, Alabama. [2]
A four-page letter left at the scene of his death indicates he had children, as well.

Death and Burial

Tommy was shot and killed by police in a hostage situation, possibly in a suicide-by-cop situation. [3]
He passed away on 15 Jan 1989 in Meridian, Missippi and is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Saraland, Alabama near his parents. [4][5]


  1. "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 May 2014), Thomas Crooke, Residence, Meridian, Mississippi, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.
  2. "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 November 2018), Tommy Lee Crooke and Mary Willene Courtney, 11 Oct 1977; citing Montgomery, Alabama, United States, County Probate Courts, Alabama; FHL microfilm 1,893,678.
  4. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), T L Crooke, 15 Jan 1989; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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