Funeral services for Orville R. “Cookie” Cook, 90, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 2009, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Rawlingson and the Rev. Edgar Clements officiating.A military graveside service under the direction of the Hopkins County Military Coalition will follow at City Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Harry Holley, Terry Holley, Howard Holley, Robert Dodd, Charles Cromer, Jerry Dodd and Earl Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Worsham, James Worley, Mark Worley, Bill Campbell, Mike Womack, Mike Hedges and Brother Sammie Porter.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Orville R. “Cookie” Cook passed away at Carriage House Manor on Thursday afternoon, April 2, 2009.
He was born in Corning, Ark., on Aug. 25, 1918, the son of William “Bill” Cook and Nannie (Waller) Cook. They preceded him in death.
He married Ada Lou Terry in Sulphur Springs on July 27, 1940. She preceded him in death in 2004.
Mr. Cook had been an insurance salesman for 32 years. He was a member of Martin Springs Baptist Church and served in the United States Army.
Survivors include one daughter, LaVerne Rutherford of Sulphur Springs; two sons, Robert Cook and wife, Sherry, and Jerry Cook and wife, Nina, all of Sulphur Springs; one brother, W.A. Cook, Jr. and wife, Patsy, also of Sulphur Springs; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Orville Cook Jr.; one brother; three half-sisters; and a stepmother.
Memorials may be made to the Martin Springs Baptist Church Building Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
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