2012-09-06 / Obituaries


Frank Wilburn Cobb, 87, of Grove Hill died Sept. 4, 2012 at Springhill Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 2, 1924. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church where he was a Sunday school teacher, deacon and choir director. He was a mason and member of the Macon Lodge #7 and Oliver Lodge #334 where he served as past secretary and past worshipful master. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a drilling superintendent with Chevron Oil Company.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Cobb, Grove Hill; three sons, Joe Frank (Pat) Cobb, Tuscaloosa, William “Bill” O. (Paulette) Cobb, Northport, Danny T. (Kathy) Cobb, Gretna, La.; nine grandchildren; one step-grandchild; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar O. and Mamie McLean Cobb, a brother, John Elston Cobb and two sisters, Catherine Claire Cobb and Doris Cobb Osborne.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 7 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Revs. Johnny Gillis, Dan Finney and Father Jason Cobb officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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