Wayne Cobb - Lake City

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Wayne Cobb, 69, of Lake City, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at his residence. He was born and raised in Lake City where he spent his entire life. He was formerly employed by Singer Co. in Trumann for 25 years and Frolic Footwear in Jonesboro for 15 years. He retired from his lawn care service in 2002. He was a member of Elma Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Boyd Cobb of Lake City; a daughter, Dana Carter of Jonesboro; a brother, Leon Cobb of Manteno, Ill.; three grandchildren, Chad Cobb, Michelle Cobb and Sheena Thompson; and a great-grandchild, Aidan Thompson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Cobb, on Jan. 8; his parents, William Hoyett and Emma Mae Beatrice Hurdle Cobb; a half-brother, Harold Cobb of McLeansboro, Ill.; and two infant children, James Royce Cobb and Tena Marie Cobb.

Pallbearers were Jim Snyder, David Snyder, Alan Snyder, Chris Snyder, Scot Snyder and Brandon Snyder.

The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home Chapel with Elvis Brandon officiating. Burial was in Pine Log Cemetery.