William Hervey Cook
WATER VALLEY—William Hervey “Sonny” Cook, Jr. died July 5, 2018, in Yalobusha General Hospital.
Born in Water Valley May 17, 1934, Sonny was a son of the late William Hervey Cook, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Bell Cook. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in accounting. He spent two years serving in the U.S. Army. Sonny worked for the State of Mississippi as an auditor and enjoyed fixing things and helping his neighbors. He enjoyed walking, reading at least two daily newspaper, and working the crossword puzzles. Sonny also operated the Valley Theater and was an avid fan of old movies.
The funeral service was held Saturday, July 7, at 11 a.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home, with Bro. David Floyd officiating. Visitation was held one hour prior to service time. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Sonny is survived by his wife, Gail Cook of Water Valley; a son, William Michael Cook of Oxford; and two sisters, Mae Bell Fly (David) of Senatobia and Elizabeth Anne DeCoux (George) of Gulfport.
Jennifer Johnette Suratt Wild
WATER VALLEY – A memorial service will be held at two o’clock this Sunday afternoon, July 15, for Jennifer Johnette Suratt Wild. The service will be in the First Christian Church, 1020 North Main Street, Water Valley.