Dr. Monroe E. Cobb, Jr., 86, of Lumberton, died Saturday, February 8, 2014. He was born on April 27, 1927, in Marshall, to Mae Dee Jones Cobb and Monroe E. Cobb, Sr. Monroe was a World War II and Korean War veteran and served his country in the United States Navy. He later retired as a Chiropractor.
Survivors include his daughters, Cindy Colwell and her husband, Don, of Lumberton; Jenny Overby and her husband, Fred, of Crosby; and Becky Hapeman and her fiancé, Mitch Hoefar, of Pasadena; grandchildren, Freddie Overby, Jr.; David Overby and his partner, Heather Miller; Michael Overby and his wife, Heather; Christy Hernandez; Allison McGee and her husband, Joe; Stephanie Colwell; Jordan Hapeman; and Chase Hapeman; great-grandchildren, Alex and Katy Hernandez, Bradley Mining, and Levi, Garrett, Meagan, and Liza Overby; sister, Juanita Hamilton of Amarillo; brothers and sisters-in-law, Billy and Jo McPearson and D.A. and Ramonda McPearson; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dorothy McPearson Cobb; granddaughter, Michelle Colwell; and sister, Lois Mooney.
His committal will be held at Broussard's Crematorium, Beaumont. A memorial service will be at a later date.