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In Memory Of Our Poets

Willie Louis Cook, III (-2010) - Class Of 1974


COOK, Mr. Willie, III, 53, a Montgomery City Councilman expired Thursday, July 8, 2010. Family and friends visitation will be Wednesday, July 14, 2010 starting at 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at St. James Missionary Baptist Church #2 located at 3424 South Court Street. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 15, 2010 at the Renaissance Hotel Convention Center with Rev. Lee Walker, officiating. On Thursday, public respect will be between 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. followed by the funeral services at 12:00 p.m. with Ross-Clayton Funeral Home, Inc., directing. He leaves to mourn: his loving wife Lorna Cook; one daughter, Vaneka Matthews; two sons: Benito and Christopher Cook; and grandchildren: Syndney and Keenan Matthews, Rain Robertson, Javion and Kristen Cook; his parents: Willie Jr., and Daisy Cook; four sisters: Gwen Davis, Binita Cook, Lennie Stowes and Joanna Dupree. In addition, Mr. Cook leaves to mourn a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, Kappa fraternity brothers, friends and the constituents of District 6. In lieu of flowers, the family request funds are sent to the Willie L. Cook III foundation. The family would like to thank Baptist Medical Center South Emergency Room staff and the City of Montgomery for their care and support.  Ross Clayton.