- Cullman, Alabama


June 8, 2013

Johnnie E. Cook

Johnnie E. Cook

Graveside services for Johnnie E. Cook, 89, of Hanceville formerly of Bessemer, will be held on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Highland Memorial Gardens in Bessemer with Bro. Ray Ponder officiating. The family will receive friends at Bessemer Brown Service Funeral Home on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 11:30 am until 1:30 p.m.

Bessemer Brown Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Cook passed away at his residence on Friday, June 7, 2013.

He was a member of the Cullman Eastern Star Lodge #35, the Unity Lodge of Hueytown, was also a Mason; WWII Army veteran, retired from the US Army as a 1stSergeant, was in the 71st Chemical Mortar Battalion, retired from the US National Guard as a Chief Master Sergeant; member of Shelton Grove Baptist Church in Hanceville.

Mr. Cook is preceded in death by his daughter, Renee Mosley; parents, Dellie Martin Cook and Betty Jane Terry Cook; three brothers, Jimmy, R.D. and Jessie Cook; two sisters, Dovie Hoggle and Trudy Durham.

Mr. Cook is survived by his wife of 65 years, Betty Cook of Hanceville; two sons, Phil (Kathy) Cook of Lawrenceville, Ga. and Carl Cook of Bessemer; daughter, Gwenda (Steve) Mullins of Hanceville; eight grandchildren, Chris (Jenn) Cook, Jeni (Marcus) McCluskey, Angela (Randy) Lamb, Stevie (Kelly) Mullins, Stephanie (Shawn) McClendon, Lori (Kevin) Fuller, Jami (Willie) Dunn and Wes (Malorie) Mosley; sixteen great grandchildren; one brother, ted Cook; one sister, Ruby Bingham.

In lieu of flowers the family would like to request that donations be made to the Alacare Hospice of Cullman. Online condolences may be sent to

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