The best man was the best friend of the groom, Edward Bailey of the United States Air Force. Maid of honor was Mary Harris, best friend of the bride.
Lonnie is the son of the late Lonnie Cook Sr. and Evelyn Rebecca Cook of Benton.
Brenda is the daughter of the late Henry and Maude Ball of Phoenix, Arizona.
Lonnie is the brother of the late Eva Darlene Gipson of Benton. He is retired from the United States Air Force and Discover Card.
Brenda is retired from the State of Arizona, Department of Administration, Information Center.
They have two sons, Brian Cook (deceased) and Jeff Cook of Phoenix, Arizona. They have four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.