Verla Faye Cook
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Verla Faye Cook
Verla is proceeded in death by father, mother, twin sister Verna Maye Stewart and sister Ruth Clark.
Verla is survived by her husband John William Cook, son John Wayne Cook and wife Kathy of Huntsville, TX, daughter Lynne Voskamp, and husband Carl of Bandera, TX, and daughter Patricia Anne Farnholtz and husband Joseph of Schererville, IN. Verla, whom many knew as Nana has seven grandchildren Toni Fisseler (TJ) John Cook III (Mandy), Lisa Michelle Blevins (John), Terri Slayden (Jimmy), David Cook, Matthew Shoemaker, and Colleen Cook. She was a beloved aunt to Diane Keene (Roger), and Russell Clark (Brenda). Verla is also survived by ten great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and numerous cousins.
Verla enjoyed living the country life on Cook Ranch in Crabbs Prairie, spending time with her family and friends and rooting for God's favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys. She was an avid book reader, and there was always a word search puzzle close at hand. She and William took many road trips to Louisiana and Livingston as she loved the sound of the slot machines. Verla will be deeply missed by those who love her.
Visitation will be Friday, August 9, 2019, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville and funeral services are on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. Burial immediately following in Riverside at the Pioneer Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the nurses, nursing assistants and staff of Texas Home Health Hospice for their kindness and compassionate care. Condolences to the family may be made at www.shmfh.com.
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