Betty Jo “Jody” Hammock Cogar

Betty Jo “Jody” Hammock Cogar, 65, of Monticello passed away Friday, December 16, 2016 at her home. She was born March 23, 1951 in Monticello to the late James Pell Hammock and Polly Pauline Gregory Hammock.
She was the widow of Clint Cogar, co-owner and vice-president of CC Cabinets in Houston, a business that she and her late husband, Clint Cogar started. They began their business in a shed in their backyard, which went on to become a very successful and thriving business that ended up in a 7,500-square-foot facility.
Jody was of the Pentecostal faith. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Edward Hammock and Bo Hammock; and one sister, Edith Kaizer.
Survivors include one son, Jerry L. (Kelly) Penick of Leander, Texas; one grandson, Christopher Lee Penick of Austin, Texas; one granddaughter, Alexis Nicole Penick of Leander; two goddaughters, Penny Lee Williams of Monticello and Mary Ann Black of Pearland, Texas; one brother, Harold Lee Hammock of Livingston, Texas; three sisters, Annie High and Helen (Collins) Barnett and Jeanette (Dewey) Savage,  all of Monticello; a special friend, John Hawthorne of Houston; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with Rev. Ed Hill officiating. Burial  followed in Old Union Cemetery in Boydell. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.
Active pallbearers were Bobby Endsley, Christopher Penick, Anthony Milhollen, Charlie Hammock, Kenneth Barnett and Jay Black. Honorary pallbearers were Eric Hammock, Shane Frith, T.J. Talley, Larry Endsley, Jerrik Milhollen and Jay Hammock.
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