Emma Cobb

Friday, March 1, 2002

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Emma Lou Cobb, 77, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Chaffee, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at home.

Born Oct. 21, 1924, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., she was the daughter of Alonzo S. and Garnett Still Perdue.

On May 6, 1940, in Oran, she was married to Gilbert Cobb. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.

Cobb is survived by six sons, James Cobb of Oakland, Tenn., Daniel Cobb of Dexter, Mo., Bill Cobb of Missouri, Gerald Cobb of Edwardsville, Ill., Joe Cobb of Kentucky, David Cobb of Horn Lake, Miss.; four daughters, Margaret Stroup, of Dexter, Lorine Gernan of Bethalto, Ill., Anna Pratt of Mountain Home, Sheri Nizinski of Rozanna, Ill.; two sisters, Wanda Hill of Collinsville, Ill., Jessie Rassi of Westborough, Mo.; 22 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four children.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.

Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Shawn Garrett officiating.

Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee.