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William "Forest" Cook
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1899
Death: Sep. 15, 1971
Macon County
Missouri, USA

BROOKFIELD DAILY NEWS BULLETIN, Brookfield, Mo.
September 16, 1971
FOREST COOK OF ELMER DIES UNEXPECTEDLY
---Forest Cook, 72, rural Elmer, died of an apparent heart attack yesterday while hunting south of Elmer.
---Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Elmer Christian Church conducted by the Rev. Arthur Drake. Burial will be in the Elmer Cemetery. The body is at the Jackson-McCollum Funeral Home at Elmer until 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
---William Forest Cook was born March 26, 1899. He was the son of Rice and Arminta (Mitchell) Cook.
---He was married to Nellie Beatrice Bradley on Oct. 12, 1921 at La Plata.
---He is survived by his wife; two sons, Leon Cook, Bucklin, and Melvin Forest Cook, Kankakee, Ill., one daughter, Mrs. E.J. (Nauvita) Erdly, New Port Richey, Fla.; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; two brothers, Leonard Cook, Salisbury, and Howard Cook, Mediva, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Foster (Mio) Whisenand, Bucklin.
---Mr. Cook was raised near Excelsior Springs and worked as a street car conductor and a carpenter on construction work in Kansas City. Since 1928 he has been a farmer in the Ethel-Elmer community. He was a member of the Elmer Christian Church and a veteran of World War I.
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 Parents:
  Rice Cook (1866 - 1949)
  Armintie E Mitchell Cook (1871 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Nellie Beatrice Bradley Cook (1903 - 1983)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mio Cook Whisenand (1894 - 1980)*
  William "Forest" Cook (1899 - 1971)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmer Cemetery
Elmer
Macon County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 2 Row 8 Lot 31
 
Created by: Farm Girl from MO.
Record added: Nov 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79923842
William Forest Cook
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William Forest Cook
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- Genealogy Bug Kate
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014
Veteran of World War I. Thank you for your service to our country.
- Farm Girl from MO.
 Added: Mar. 9, 2014

- Genealogy Bug Kate
 Added: Aug. 30, 2013
 
 
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