|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2012|
Mr. Billy V. Cook, 82, of Trumann, AR., died Monday afternoon, Feb., 13, 2012, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.
He was born in Hoxie, Ark. and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann.
He was a retired owner and operator of Trumann Hardware in Trumann from 1977 to 2005, and was formerly with the Firestone Store in Trumann; was an Eagle Scout in troop #58, played in the high school football, basketball and baseball team, member of All Star Team of the First NEA basketball tournament, 1950 mid-south champion held at Memphis, Tenn. (PCC) Trumann Poinsett Community Club; PCC Independent Baseball Team, he went on to play college football at Magnolia A & M and later football for the army, coached & played in 1967 JCC state tournament runner-up, member of Trumann Athletic Booster Club, was president of the Community House Foundation while being restored, Lions Club, Jaycees, 50 year member & chaplain of American Legion, member of the Trumann City Counsel, received the Outstanding Citizen Award; instrumental in the building of the American Legion Memorial Park; Walk of Honor & Boy Scout Hut restored Cub Scouts & Boy Scout program.
Mr. Cook was preceded in death by his wife Betty B. Cook, one daughter, Roben Cathleen Cook, one son, Kerry Verlon Cook, brother, Jerry Cook and Robert Cook and his parents.
Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth Leanne Mitchell of Trumann; one son, Timothy Vaughn Cook of Proctor, Ark., 7 grandchildren, Monica Ray, Amber, Jodie, and Dustin Cook, Misty Sample, Jordan Heavener and Kirsten Mitchell; and 6 great grandchildren, Hannah, Brianna, and Matthew Ray, Kaylabeth Sample, Landon Heavener, and Makynley Robinson. *Steven Heavener.
Funeral service were at the First Baptist Church in Trumann, Ar. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark., under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.
Jonesboro Sun obits., Feb. 14, 2012.
Betty B. Costley Cook (1933 - 2011)
Kerry Verlon Cook (1957 - 2005)*
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Feb 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84963637
RIP Billy - You will be missed.|
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