Marcus Cobb Jr.

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 25, 2007

NATCHEZ – Services for Marcus Carroll Cobb Jr., 82, who died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Mississippi State Veterans Home, in Jackson, will be 1 p.m. today at Laird Funeral Home Union Street Chapel with Elder Talmadge Anderson officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mr. Cobb was born July 25, 1925, in Pine Ridge, the son of Marcus Carroll Cobb Sr. and Mamie Louise Foster Cobb. He was a member of Covington Road Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp in World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters; and two brothers

Survivors include his wife, Lillie J. Cobb of Natchez; daughter, Janis Doyle Jennings of Richland; son, David C. Cobb Sr. of Ridgecrest; grandsons, Michael Doyle of Arlington, Texas, Stephen Doyle of West Point, Miss., David Cobb Jr. of Vidalia; sister, Margaret Mock of St. Francisville; brother, Joseph Cobb of Ft. Myers, Fla.; and three great-grandchildren, Shelbi, Stephanie and Sean.

Pallbearers will be Mike Green, Ray Skates, Michael Anderson, Fred Rand, and Huby Thornburg.

Memorials may be made to Covington Road Church of Christ or Magnolia Bible College.