William Kendrick Cook December 13, 1883-February 21, 1967
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Bonham Daily Favorite Newspaper
February 22, 1967
W.K. Cook Dies At Leonard
LEONARD (Spl) - William Kindrick Cook, 83, retired farmer, died in a Leonard rest home Tuesday, Feb. 21, 1967. He had been in declining health some time.
Funeral services will be held at the Grove Hill Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Oran Sigler, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Leonard, and Ottis Proffitt, Church of Christ minister Whitesboro, officiating. Interment will be in the Grove Hill cemetery, Wilson Funeral home directing.
Mr. Cook was born Dec. 12, 1883, at Grove Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Cook. He married Cora Cordell Noble, Feb. 12, 1908, in Leonard. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church.
Survivors are his widow; a son, Noble Cook of Leonard; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The family will be at the funeral home between 7 and 8 p.m. tonight.
Active pallbearers will be Harold Sikes, Neel Berry, Bob Crow, Richard Thornton, Sam Crow and A. L. McMurray.
Greenville Herald Banner 2/23/1967 Pg A:2
William K. Cook Services Today
LEONARD - William Kindrick Cook, 83, died at 4:30 p. m. at a Leonard rest home following a long illness. Mr. Cook was a lifelong resident of Leonard and the Grove Hill Community.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p. m. today in the Grove Hill Methodist Church with the Rev. Oran Sigler, pastor of the Leonard Presbyterian Church, and Otis Proffitt, Whitesboro Church of Christ minister, officiating. Burial will be in the Grove Hill Cemetery with Wilson Funeral Home of Leonard officiating.
Mr. Cook was born Dec. 13, 1883, in the Grove Hill community, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Cook. He was married to Miss Cora Cordell Noble Feb. 12, 1908; in Leonard He was a retired farmer and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Survivors include his widow of Leonard; a son, Noble Cook of Leonard; four granddaughters, six great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Harold Sikes, Neal Berry, Bo Crow, Richard Thornton, Sam Crow, and A.L. McMurry.