Obituary: Wanda Lou Webb Cook

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Wanda Lou Webb Cook, 82, of Batesville went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

She was born January 15, 1938, in Oil Trough, Arkansas to Rual C. and Stella (Foster) Webb.

Wanda was a member of the Rosie Baptist Church. She graduated from Oil Trough High School in 1955 and Batesville School of Beauty in 1956. She worked several years at White Rogers; was owner and operator of Cook’s Beauty Salon; Co-owner of Cook’s Grocery in Rosie; and retired from Wal-Mart with 10 years of service.

Wanda loved her family very much as well as taking great care of them all. She took great pride and joy in taking care of her grandson Jonathan, when he was a small boy. She loved tending to her yard and raising roses. She was a wonderful cook and made the best ham and baked beans.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Conway Cook; daughter, Pamela Hix and son-in-law, Charley Hix Jr. of Batesville; grandson, Jonathan Hix and wife, Brittinie of Batesville; two great-grandchildren, Payton and Greyson; brothers-in-law, Jackie Cook and wife, Ruth of Rosie and Gene Cook and wife, Sheila of Batesville; sister-in-law, Dorothy Taylor; niece, Tracey Owens of Newark; and great-niece, Addison Owens of Newark.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Bobby Webb.

Pallbearers are Bobby Kramer, Gene Cook, Kenny Kramer and Joey Massey, Charley Hix Jr. and Jonathan Hix. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Cook, David Pankey, Ron Webb, Tommy Kramer.

Graveside services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2020, at Maple Springs Cemetery in Rosie under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville with Farrell Miller Sr. officiating.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m Friday, August 21, 2020, at the funeral home.
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Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Maple Springs Cemetery, P.O. Box 300, Oil Trough, AR 72564.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor visitation attendance to 50 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering and social distancing will be observed.

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