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

Text Only
  • William E. Bader William E. Bader

    William E. (Bull) Bader, 95,  passed away on July 23, 2014 at Gainesville Health Care Center where he resided.
    Bill was born Sept. 16, 1918 in Stuttgart, Germany.

    July 25, 2014 3 Photos

  • Tommy Farmer Tommy W. Farmer Jr.

    Tommy Walter Farmer Jr., 70, went home to be with the Lord at 3:27 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • ButlerRuthalene Ruthalene Butler

    Ruthalene Butler, 92, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014, after a long illness.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • mason woodard Mary A. Ash

    Mary A. Ash, age 80, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at 12:56 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, following a battle with Parkinson's disease.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Nuel Scroggins

    In memory of David Nuel Scroggins 1948 - 2012

    July 23, 2014

  • Judy A. Orton Judy A. Orton

    Judy A. Orton, 58, of Joplin, Mo. passed away early Monday, July 21, 2014 at Joplin Health & Rehabilitation following a long illness.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Jo Arkle Jo Arkle

    Jo Arkle, 79, Joplin, Mo.,  died July 20, 2014, at Freeman West, Joplin.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carolyn Anderson Carolyn "Sue" Anderson

    Carolyn "Sue" Anderson, 69, Pierce City, Mo., died July 19, 2014, at her home, following a short illness

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary White Mary White

    Mary Lorraine White, 59, of Joplin, Mo., completed her journey up the stairway to heaven on July 16, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Blake Aggus Blake Aggus

    Blake Austin Aggus, 23, died July 18, 2014, at his home in Hollister, Mo. He was born September 21, 1990 in Joplin.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos