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Wilsie (Marshall) Cobbs

August 8, 1940 ~ July 18, 2018 (age 77)

Obituary

Our beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Wilsie Cobbs, departed this life on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at the age of 77 at Lynchburg General Hospital, Lynchburg, VA.

She was born August 8, 1940 to the Late Jason and Ollie Marshall.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Leonard Marshall and Willard Marshall; sister, Ruth Cobbs and her two sons, Willie Cobbs and Larry Cobbs.

In addition to her loving and devoted husband of 60 years Leroy Cobbs, she leaves to cherish her memories her children: Shirley Lyle (Ralph) of Evergreen, VA., Wilsie Cobbs of Appomattox, VA., Gregory Cobbs (Teresa) of Red House, VA., Jason Cobbs (Erica) of Timberlake, VA.; Stanley Cobbs of Appomattox, VA., Arlene Steeples (William) of Evington, VA., Michael Cobbs (Tina) of Lynchburg, VA., and Melvin Cobbs of Lynchburg, VA.

She also leaves to cherish her memories to thirty grandchildren and forty great-grandchildren; extended family Joyce Chambers, George Johnson, Terry Davis, Ben Kelso, and Takiya Moore and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, church family and friends.

 

 

Without You Where Would I Be

Wow!!! What can I say

To you on this special day

Cause without you where would I be

You take care of me like no other

Thank you for being my mother

When God gave us to you it was your test

As God called out the names

Willie, Larry, Shirley, LaVerne, Gregory, Jason, Stanley,

Arlene, Michael and Melvin

God knew that you would do your best

He knew by the smile on your face

The joy that a child would bring day by day

Thank you, mother for not giving up on this race

You are worth more than gold

And you grow more precious as you get old

These words have come from my heart

Cause you gave me my first start

With the love you gave me it will never depart

Cause without you where would I be

Written by:  Lavern Cobbs

 

 

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