Betty Jo “Jody” Hammock Cogar, 65, of Monticello, passed away on Friday, December 16, 2016 at her home.

She was born March 23, 1951 in Monticello, AR to the late James Pell Hammock and Polly Pauline Gregory Hammock.

Mrs. Cogar was the widow of Clint Cogar, co-owner and vice-president of CC Cabinets in Houston, Texas, 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 becoming a very successful and thriving business that ended up in a 7,500 square foot facility.

Mrs. Cogar was of the Pentecostal faith.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Edward Hammock and Bo Hammock; and one sister, Edith Kaizer.

Survivors include a son, Jerry L. Penick and wife Kelly of Leander, Texas; one grandson, Christopher Lee Penick of Austin, Texas; one granddaughter, Alexis Nicole Penick of Leander, Texas; two goddaughters, Penny Lee Williams of Monticello and Mary Ann Black of Pearland, Twxas; one brother, Harold Lee Hammock of Livingston, Texas; three sisters, Annie High, Helen Barnett and husband Collins, and Jeanette Savage and husband Dewey all of Monticello; a special friend, John Hawthorne of Houston, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held on December 20 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel in Monticello with Rev. Ed Hill officiating. Burial to follow in Old Union Cemetery in Boydell.

Visitation will be on December 19 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.