Reba N. Hook

Monday, September 11, 2006

Lake City

Reba N. Hook, 80, of Lake City died at St. Bernards Medical Center Friday, Sept. 1, 2006. She was born in Calico Rock to Amos and Mary Gladys McSpadden Staggs. She married her husband of 58 years, Bill Hook, on July 24, 1945. She was a retired bookkeeper for Delta Farms of Lake City and a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City where she was a Sunday school teacher and a Bible study leader.

Survivors include two sons, Gary D. Hook of Jones, Okla., and Mike Hook of Lake City; three sisters, Mary Lee Manis of Springfield, Mo., and Jean Staggs and Joan Carter, both of Jonesboro; a brother, Billy Staggs of Jonesboro; six grandchildren, Jamie Hook, Julie Largent, Bryan Hook, Brad Hook, Emilee Hook and Casey Hook; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hook was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, in 2003; a son, Billy D. Hook; two sisters, Janette Rutherford and Madge Andrews.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sept. 4 at First Baptist Church in Lake City with Rev. Ron Langston officiating. Burial was in Jonesboro Memorial Park. Langford-Bookout Funeral Home of Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were deacons of the Monette First Baptist Church.

Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Woods, Charlie Sefers, Arlon Woodruff, Donald Timms, Vaunda Bowers, Oliver Armstrong, D.D. Qualls, William Flynn and Danny Qualls.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the First Baptist Church of Lake City.

Condolences may be made to the family online at: www.