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Combest Family Funeral Homes
510 8th Street
O'Donnell, TX  79351
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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O'Donnell Cemetery
South of O'Donnell US 87
O'Donnell, TX  79351
Thursday, July 15, 2021
10:00 a.m.
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O'Donnell Cemetery
O'Donnell, TX  79351

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First United Methodist Church
P. O. BOX 446
O'Donnell, TX  79351

O'Donnell Fire Department
P.O. BOX 236
O'Donnell, TX  79351


William "Bill" Lee Cook

of Denton, TX

September 3, 1947 - July 12, 2021


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William Lee (Bill) Cook entered this world on September 3, 1947 and departed for his heavenly home on July 12, 2021. He was the third born of Frankie Cook and Betty (Pierce) Cook. Bill grew up in O’Donnell, Texas and attended school there. After graduating high school, he attended Draughon’s Business School in Lubbock. Upon completion he moved to Amarillo. He started working for Atmos Energy Corp (Pioneer Natural Gas) in November 1967 and worked for them until his retirement in November of 2009 after 42 years. He met and married the Love of his life Ruth White on August 19, 1972. As a hobby he was an avid woodworker and loved to attend his grandchildren’s school activities and sporting events.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, parents and sister.

He is survived by his wife Ruth, daughter Charla Scott and her husband Chad, three grandsons Kaleb, Kameron and Kasen Scott and one granddaughter Kaitlyn Scott. A brother Stanley Cook and wife Barbara, brother in-law Bob Taylor, and several nephews and nieces along with many cousins.

Visitation will be from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Combest Family Funeral Homes, O’Donnell. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 15, 2021 at O’Donnell Cemetery with Rev. Fernando Sanchez officiating. In Lieu of Flowers donations to First United Methodist Church of O’Donnell, P.O. BOX 446 O’Donnell, TX, 79351 or to the O'Donnell Fire Department P.O. BOX 236 O'Donnell, TX 79351.

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11 Condolence(s)
Gloria Smith Conley
Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Ruth, our prayers and love reach out to you and all your family in sympathy for your loss.

Grady & Lorrie Buchanan
Rineyville, KY
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

So Sorry to hear about Bill. Praying for you all. May the Lord hold you close in His arms.

Don Howard
Rowlett, TX
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

My sincere condolences to Bill's wife and family over the loss of their love one. Bill was a fine and trust-worthy co-worker.

BK & SUSAN WADSWORTH
Dallas, TX
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

We are so sorry to hear he passed. He will be missed.
Prayers to the family.

Ila Kay Gross
Knox City, TX
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

We are heart broken to hear of Bill's passing. Please k ow that our prayers are with you.

Pamela 3
Lubbock,
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Prayers to your family.

Christina White Balero
Lubbock,
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Dear Cousins, I am so sorry for your loss....your all in my thoughts & Prayers!

Angela Jameson
London, AR
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Rest in Love. Will be missed by us all. See you later.

Lisa Perze
Delhi, CA
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Ruth, My heart goes out to you and your entire family. May God bless you with peace in the knowledge that he is in a better place.

Judy Newby
London,
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Rest in peace Bill, love and will miss you, give the others waiting on you hugs and love

Claude and Ann Edwards
Sherman, TX
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Ruth and Charla we were so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Even though we are unable to attend the services, please know we hold you in our thoughts and prayers.