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Obituary for Ersell Cook (Ford)

Ersell Cook, 94, of Van Buren, AR passed away Friday, November 3, 2023 in a local nursing home. She worked in the jewelry department at Wal-Mart, retiring after 20 plus years. She was a member of the Dora Assembly of God Church. Ersell enjoyed spending time with her family and listening to gospel and country music. She was preceded in death by husband, Henry Cook; one son, Erwin Keith Cook; her parents, Emanuel and Julia (Nolan) Ford; a sister, Veda Jackson.

Funeral Service will be 10 A.M. Friday, November 10, 2023 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial to follow at Freedom Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren. The family will visit with friends from 5-7 PM Thursday, November 9, 2023 at the funeral home.

Survivors include her grandson, Brian Cook and wife Cindy of Fort Smith and great grandchildren, Austin Cook and Whitney of Greenwood, Ragon Cook and Caitlyn Cook both of Fort Smith.

Pallbearers will be Dallas Bourland and Richard English.

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