YANCEYVILLE - Pauline Tingen Cobb, 97, of 94 Mary Jane Bigelow Road, died on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Hospice Home in Burlington, N.C. after a decline in health over the past two months.
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Mrs. Cobb was born Sept. 4, 1916, in Person County, N.C., a daughter of the late Otha H. Tingen and Bessie Long Tingen. Mrs. Cobb lived most of her life in Caswell County, N.C., where she was a homemaker. She loved to quilt, work in her garden and cook family dinners. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church where she actively served as an Elder, a Deacon and as Treasurer for many years. On April 27, 1935, Mrs. Cobb married James Oldham Cobb Sr. who died in July of 1971.
Mrs. Cobb is survived by daughter, Josephine "Jo" Cobb and husband Tommy; son, Bobby Cobb and wife Sherry, all of Yanceyville; brother, R.B. Tingen and wife Tennie of Roxboro; sisters, Annie Mae Denny and Marie Long, both of Richmond, Va.; a daughter-in-law, Linda Cobb; and six grandchildren, Lisa Wilson, Ricky Wilson (Lori), Shannon Wilson (Pam), Traci Coleman (Jay), Carolyn Poteat (Alan), Amy Webster (Chris); and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeanette Cobb; two sons, James Cobb Jr. and Larry Cobb; six sisters and three brothers.
Mrs. Cobb loved her God and her family. She taught them how to be strong in the face of adversity and how important God and family are as we travel this life on Earth.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Richard LaDew. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service and at other times they will be at the residence, 94 Mary Jane Bigelow Road off NC 86 South, Yanceyville, NC 27379.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Home of Burlington, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, c/o Traci Coleman, 95 Mary Jane Bigelow Road, Yanceyville, NC 27379.
Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home, Yanceyville Chapel is respectfully serving the Cobb family.
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2014