OBITUARIES Peggy Sue Davis Cobb

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Peggy Sue Davis Cobb was born Dec. 18, 1928, in Tal­lassee, Alabama, to the late Ocie and Aure­lia Davis. She died Satur­day, July 6, at her home at the age of 90.

She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents; her hus­band, James “Bo” Cobb; a daugh­ter, Sherry Gard­ner; and two sons-in-law, Alan Cur­tis and Lester Gard­ner.

Peggy mar­ried her high school sweet­heart, Bo Cobb, on July 8, 1944, and to­gether they en­joyed 67 won­der­ful years of mar­riage. God blessed Peggy and Bo with four daugh­ters and a son who have all faith­fully fol­lowed their par­ents’ ex­am­ple with a liv­ing faith in Je­sus Christ.

Fol­low­ing Bo’s ser­vice in the U.S. Navy dur­ing World War II, Peggy and Bo re­lo­cated to Baux­ite where Bo went to work for Reynolds Me­tals Com­pany.

The fam­ily even­tu­ally set­tled in Ben­ton where Peggy in­vested her time and en­ergy as a mother to her chil­dren and a ser­vant to her church, the North­side Church of Christ, where she was a faith­ful mem­ber. After her chil­dren reached adult­hood, she used her gift to bless oth­ers through pre­par­ing and cook­ing food full-time at Ring­gold Ele­men­tary School and in the sum­mer at Bar­ton Bi­ble Camp.

She leaves be­hind, but wait in an­tic­i­pa­tion of, three daugh­ters, Donna Cur­tis, of Maumelle, Cathy Woodrome and her hus­band, Doug, of Ben­ton, and Bar­bie Mc­daniel and her hus­band, Tim, of Bryant; a son, Ge­orge Cobb and his wife, Terri, of Sher­wood; 14 grand­chil­dren; 24 great-grand­chil­dren; and three great-great-grand­chil­dren.

The fam­ily in­vites all those who knew and loved Peggy to a vis­i­ta­tion at 10 a.m. Satur­day, July 13, Roller-bal­lard Fu­neral Home.

A ser­vice to honor Peggy’s life will fol­low at Roller-bal­lard at 11 a.m. Peggy’s son, Ge­orge, and grand­son, Jim Gard­ner, will lead the ser­vice. Pall­bear­ers will be her grand­sons,

Ja­son Caldwell, Tyler Cobb, Jeff Cur­tis, Mark Cur­tis, Matt Mc­daniel, Brian Woodrome and Josh Woodrome. Serv­ing as honorary pall­bear­ers are Jeff Davis, Billy Mclain, James Smith and Roy Wo­mack,

On­line guest book www.roller­fu­ner­al­homes.com/bal­lard. Fam­ily Com­ments: The fam­ily wishes to thank Leigh Ann Richard­son for her ded­i­cated care of Peggy dur­ing her fi­nal nine months of life. Christy, Fran, Stephanie and a won­der­ful team of CNAS from Sa­line Me­mo­rial Hos­pice House showed ex­traor­di­nary com­pas­sion for Peggy dur­ing her ill­ness.

Cobb

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