Ozell Cook born on October 10, 1945, in Rosebud, Texas to, Milton Cook, Jr and Daisy Bell Cook.
Services will be 11am Saturday, September 2, 2017, in Temple of Praise, Bishop Chris Brown, pastor, Pastor William C. Fifer, as eulogist. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 North Hughes St, Amarillo TX
Ozell was the eighth of fourteen children. He served in the 82nd Air Borne Division as an Infantry Paratrooper in Vietnam. During this time, he was wounded several times and received a Purple Heart. In addition, Ozell received a Silver Star for gallantry. He completed his term and was received an honorable discharge in 1967.
Those left to cherish his memory include three daughters: Cassandra Lemons (Robert) of Mesquite, TX, Erika Milton (Patrick) and Arnedra “Tweety” Cook of Garland, TX; two sons: Kevin Robinson of Fort Worth, TX and Adrian Cook of Dallas, TX.; five brothers: Charlie Cook (Rushia) of Houston, TX, Gerry Cook, Jerry Cook and William Cook all of Amarillo and Lindsey Cook of Huntsville, TX; three sisters: Chinester Cook Brackeen (Rogers) of Amarillo, TX, Clancy Nell of Los Angeles, CA, Sammie Johnson (Wendell) of San Angelo, TX; ex-wife, Eleanor Tennison and one brother-in-law, A. J. Nichols II; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visiting will be today from 6pm-7pm at the funeral home.
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