Obit: Mary Cobb

Obit: Mary Cobb

August 31st, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

May Elna "Sister" Cobb, 85, of Soddy-Daisy, formerly of Dyersburg, Tenn., died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Soddy-Daisy Healthcare.She was a retired telephone operator for Bell South, member of North Cleveland Baptist Church in Cleveland, Tenn., former member of Second Baptist Church in Dyersburg, member of Eastern Star, professional basketball player for Dr. Pepper Team, loved to watch sports of all kinds and attended Dyersburg High School.Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Charles and Susan Arnold, of Chattanooga, Sam Arnold, of Nashville, Reid and Becky Daniels, of Soddy-Daisy, Frances Ann Kain, of Nashville, Eddie Cobb, of Cordova, Bubba Cobb, of Dyersburg and Lexie Cobb, of Batesville, MISS.; many great-nieces and nephews, including, Corrie, Ethan, Brittany and Jo Elna Arnold and Leah and Sidney Daniels; and a sister-in-law, Ona Cobb, of Dyersburg.She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Cobb; her parents, Aldeon "Red" and Heloise Adkins Tubbs; a sister, Janet Tubbs Arnold; and a special uncle, Hill Adkins.Pallbearers will be Chip Arnold, Sam Arnold, Reid Daniels, Marty Tubbs and Mike Tubbs.The family requests that memorials be directed to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.