The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 19, 2014

Jerry Reid Cobb

STARK CITY, Mo. — Jerry Reid Cobb, 69, of Stark City, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Landmark Hospital, Joplin, Mo.

Jerry was born May 6, 1944, in North Carolina, to Richard and Ruth Cobb. He was a groundman for IBEW Local 1245 and member of MillCreek Southern Baptist.

He was united in marriage to Helen Cobb.

Jerry had become close with the Lord again in the last few years of his life and he enjoyed to donate money to different Christian organizations. He adored his grandchildren, Laura and Javen, and enjoyed spending time with them.

Survivors include his children, Elizabeth McGilvray, of Las Vegas, Nev., Tonya Cobb, of Joplin, Richard Cobb, of Joplin, and Stephanie Cobb, of Joplin; grandchildren, Laura Cobb and Javen Cobb, of Joplin; his brothers and sisters, Wilma Carroll, of Murphy, N.C., Bobby Cobb, of Phoenix, Ariz., Diane Bullington, of Maryville, Tenn., Judy Dacus, of Orlando, Fla., and Steve Cobb, of Murphy, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Cobb; his mother, Ruth Cobb; his father, Richard Cobb; and his brother, Donald Cobb.

Arrangements are under the direction of Midland Cremation Society.

"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me." - Psalms 23:4

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