Corinthian Clippings for March, 1969
SPEC. 4 COOK KILLED IN VIETNAM ACTION
Specialist Four Weyman Terry Cook has become Alcorn Countyʼs 14th
victim of the Vietnam War. Cook died Thursday, March 6th, of wounds
he received in a March 3rd helicopter crash in Vietnam.
Cook was assigned to a tour of duty with the 114th Assault
Helicopter Company October 17, 1967, and was stationed in Vinh Long,
Vietnam. He had been wounded on two precious occasions in the war,
once last year when a jeep he was driving hit an enemy land mine,
and again last fall when his barracks were bombed.
Cook, 20, was the son of Mrs. Opal R. Cook of Corinth and Grady Cook
of Chattanooga. He married the former Jamie Bryant of Middleton,
Tennessee, while on leave in January of this year.
Prior to entering the Army in March, 1967, Cook attended Kossuth
High School. He was a member of the Harper Road Christian Church.
His family was notified Saturday of his death.
Funeral services with full military honors will be conducted by an
Army chaplain at the Theo Church of Christ. Burial will be held in
Oak Hill Cemetery. Other arrangements will be announced by McPeterʼs
Besides his widow and his parents, Cook is survived by a brother,
Raymond Cook of Chattanooga; two sisters, Mrs. Leon Peters and Miss
Camille Cook, both of Corinth; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Zeke Rogers and Mrs.. Pearl Cook, all of Corinth.