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Martha Cobb (1928 - 2014)

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Martha Ellen (Mitchell) Cobb
Evansville, IN
Martha Ellen (Mitchell) Cobb, 85 of Evansville went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at 4:50 am, Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Columbia Healthcare.
Sister Cobb was born May 28, 1928 in Johnston City, IL to Urie and Elsie (Heath) Mitchell. She attended Lodge Elementary School and Bosse High School. Sister Cobb worked at Libs Candies downtown and retired in 1968 after 16 years as a part-time employee. She and her husband of 66 years, Brother D.W. Cobb, pastored Riverside Church of God for 46 years. Sister Cobb had a perfect attendance record as a Sunday School teacher.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Brother D.W. Cobb; sister, Jean Belt of Henderson, KY; brother, C.R. Mitchell (Mary) of Palmyra, IN and Ocala, FL; nieces,
Freda Hale (James) of Palmyra, IN and Fran Matheis of Bowling Green, KY; great niece,
Sara Voltz (Brandon) of Elizabethtown, KY and great nephews, Joe Matheis of Bowling Green, KY and Andy Matheis (Tracie) of Louisville, KY.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, half-brother and brother-in-law.
A Service of Witness to the Resurrection will be held at 1 pm, Friday, January 31, 2014 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville with Freda Hale officiating. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery, Henderson, KY.
Friends may call from 2 pm until 7 pm, Thursday, January 30, 2014 and from 10 am until service time, Friday, at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Gentiva Hospice, 323 Metro Ave., Evansville, IN 47715.
Condolences may be made to the family online at

Published in Courier Press on Jan. 29, 2014