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MARJORIE BERNICE (VEST) COBB

MARJORIE BERNICE (VEST) COBB - GEORGIA - Marjorie Bernice (Vest) Cobb, 88, of Georgia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in the St. Albans Health and Rehabilitation Center in St. Albans. Marjorie was born Dec. 19, 1924, in Burlington, the daughter of the late Herbert and Bernice (Lacillade) Vest. She married Herbon Cobb and together they raised five children. They celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary this past April. Marge and Herb loved to travel across the country to visit family, and enjoyed stopping in Las Vegas for a little gambling. Marge had worked at General Electric in Burlington for 27 years prior to retiring. In 1974, Marge and Herb opened the Cobbweb in Georgia, where they had many happy times with family and friends, while enjoying square dancing, bingo and weddings. She is survived by her husband, Herbon of Georgia; their children, Joseph and JoAnne Cobb of St. Albans, Lynda and Leo Blair of Milton, Kara and John Tanner of Winter Haven, Fla., Steven and Patricia Cobb of Georgia, and Ty Cobb of Georgia; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Natalie Ashton of Merritt Island, Fla., Joan and Daniel Zimmerman of Everett, Pa., and Carol and Ray Gurule of Sun Lakes, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Elsie Goodrich of Aloha, Ore.; and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents; brother, James Vest; and sister, Marilyn Begins. Marjorie's family would like to express their gratitude and sincere appreciation to the administration and special nurses and staff at St. Albans Health and Rehab for the kind and compassionate care extended to their mother during her stay there. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m., offered by Fr. John Feltz, in the Minor Funeral Home, Route 7 in Milton. Burial will be held on Friday morning at 11 a.m. in St. Ann's Cemetery on Middle Road in Milton. Online condolences may be made at www.minorfh.com. Should friends desire, gifts in Marjorie's memory may be made to the , 300 Cornerstone Drive, Suite 128, Williston, VT 05495; or to the St. Albans Health and Rehab Center, Activity Fund, 596 Sheldon Road, St. Albans, VT 05478.


Published in The Burlington Free Press on Aug. 26, 2013
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