Class of 1944

1944 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily Journal
Billie Ruth Cook

– daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cook, route 2, Perry, was born October 1, 1926, at Covington, and attended schools at Sinclair and Polo, district 5, in addition to Perry.

She is a member of the Order of Rainbow for Girls and has been a member of the high school glee club.

Telephone office work will be the occupation of Billie Ruth following her graduation.

Billie Ruth (Cook) Smith

October 1, 1926 – August 25, 1993

Billie Ruth, age 66, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 1993, at Bethany General Hospital.

She was born Oct. 1, 1926, in Covington, Ok. Billie moved to Yukon in 1971 coming from Bethany. She was a retired secretary from C.R. Anthony and Oklahoma City Public Schools. She was past president of the OKC Public Schools Secretary Association. She was a secretary for the office of the Yukon Band Booster Club and a member of the Yukon Newcomers Club. Billie was an active member of the First Assembly of God Worship Center of Yukon.

She married Charles Ed Smith May 12, 1965, at the Shook Memorial Methodist Church on NW Expressway. They were the first couple to be married in that church.

A fine Christian lady, she was a wonderful wife, friend and mother. Billie is survived by her husband of 28 years, Charles Ed; a son, Mike Smith of Norman, Ok.; a brother, Arthur Cook of Covington, Ok.; 3 sisters-in-law, Hazel McGranahan and Helen Smith of Yukon, and Myrna Cook of Covington, Ok.; special friends, Linda Bratcher, Betty J. Long and Kathy Dearneal, all of Yukon; 2 special nieces, Marylin Turvey of McAlester, Ok. and Jeannie Baswell of Alabama.

Services are set for 4:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at the First Assembly of God Worship Center of Yukon with interment in Yukon Cemetery.