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Amber Cook Johnson June 10, 1986 - September 5, 2017

Amber Cook Johnson was born on June 10, 1986 to Larry Dean Cook and Bridgette Saint Cook. She departed this earthly life on September 5, 2017.
She was a graduate of Southaven High School in Southaven, Mississippi. Amber proudly served her country as an Information Technology Specialist for the United States Army from 2009 to current. She provided valuable technical support to our military command helping to defend our nation. While serving abroad in South Korea she met and married her husband, Virgil E. Johnson II. Then reassigned to Ft Campbell Kentucky, she was deployed to Afghanistan for a combat tour for one year.
Amber was preceded in death by her father, Larry Dean Cook; sister, Ashley Cook; and brother, Joshua Cook.
She leaves to mourn her husband, Virgil E. Johnson II; mother, Bridgette Saint Cook; paternal grandmother, Rosie Lee Cook; two brothers, Jonathan (Lacie) Cook and Jeremiah Cook; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Virgil and Suzette Johnson; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Valicia Johnson and Vaniece (Neal) Zalva; three aunts; and a host of nephews and cousins.
Amber’s loving, passionate, and nurturing spirit will forever be engrained in the hearts of every person she’s ever met. Although her untimely death came without warning, we know our Heavenly Father has a divine plan for her. We’ll yearn for her infectious humor and keen insight and will never forget how her presence commanded a room. Amber, you will always be remembered and until we all meet again… Rest in eternal peace.
Visitation will be Friday, September 15, 2017 from 5-8 PM at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven. Services will be Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 12 PM at Twin Oaks Funeral Home. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Southaven.

Friday, September 15, 2017
5:00-8:00 PM
Twin Oaks Funeral Home

Saturday, September 16, 2017
12:00 PM
Twin Oaks Funeral Home

Burial, with Military Honors:
Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens


  1. REPLY
    Julie Jarmon of Dothan, Ala. says

    I just read about the recent death of Amber and I know Virgil and the Johnson, Cook family and loved ones have saddened hearts today. So I wanted to share this beautiful scripture where our loving heavenly Father, Jehovah God, (Psalm 83:18), promises us that he is going to do away with man’s greatest enemy, death. Rev. 21: 4; “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. Isaiah 33:24 guarantees us: “And no resident will say “I am sick,” ever again. God’s kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for at Matt. 6: 9, 10 will bring about these wonderful promises here on earth (Psalm 37:9-11, 29), including the resurrection. None of us are guaranteed tomorrow, but we are all guaranteed a resurrection. (John 5:28, John 6:40, John 11:23-25, Acts 24:15) Jehovah invites you to throw all your burdens on him and he will sustain you in your time of grief. Psalm 34:18 It is my prayer this scripture will give you comfort in your grief.

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