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COBBLE, John Dr. John Howard Cobble, age 78 of Carrollton, left this earthly world to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 04, 2014. He was born July 18, 1935 in Andersonville, Tennessee to the late M.K. Cobble and Lois Fuhrman Cobble. He graduated from Carson-Newman College and received his masters and doctorate degrees from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He pastored at South Avondale Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL, Tabernacle Baptist Church in Carrollton, GA, First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates in Avondale Estates, GA, and Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, KY. He served the Baptist denomination in a number of roles in Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, and Georgia and at the National level. He served on the Carroll City County Hospital Authority Board and other local agencies. Survivors include his loving wife, Norma Brinkley Cobble of Carrollton; daughter and son in law, Sandra and Bill Ottinger of Houston, TX; and sister and brother in law, Ruth and Warren Harris of Maryville, TN. Memorial service will be conducted Monday, July 07, 2014 at 5:00 PM at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Dr. Henry Fields officiating. In honor of his love for ice cream, there will be an Ice Cream Social after the service in the Tabernacle Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Women's Missionary Union Foundation or to the Tabernacle Baptist Church Building Fund. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com. Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 6, 2014
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