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James Lewellyn Cobb
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1887
Hitchcock County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Nov., 1981
Hitchcock County
Nebraska, USA

Printed in the Benkelman, NE Post, November 1981

James Lewellyn Cobb

James Lewellyn Cobb was born October 7, 1887 in Hitchcock County to William Chester Cobb and Sarah Elizabeth Leopold Cobb. He died at his home in Stratton on November 21 at the age of 94 years.

On March 19, 1912 Lou Cobb married Chloe Blanche Persinger at the Hitchcock County Courthouse in Trenton. One son, Dorman, and one daughter, Velma, were born to this union.

Lou farmed most of his life in Hitchcock County. He worked for the Trenton Co-Op for several years, and was employed by E.M. Sliger for 16 years.

Lou and Chloe moved to Stratton in 1960. The Cobbs celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary less than a year ago--on March 19, 1981.

Lou is preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, Samuel, William, Clarence, Roy and Floyd--and two grandchildren; Roberta Rae Holmes and Royce Cobb.

He is survived by his wife, Chloe; son, Dorman, and wife Darlene of Trenton, and daughter Velma Holmes of Derby, Kansas.

Other survivors include three grandchildren, Joan Cobb of Trenton, Robert Holmes of Salina, Kansas, and Jeanne McDonald of Derby, Kansas; eight great grandchildren, and one sister, Maude Marks of Denver, Colorado.

Services were held Tuesday, November 24, 1981 at the United Methodist Church in Stratton, Nebraska. Rev. Prudence Yagmin officiated. Organist was Marie Kleinschmidt accompanied by Daniel Rife, Wallace Gummere, Richard Stahly and Arthur Hawkinson in singing "My God and I", and "Oh That Will Be Glory".

Bearers were Karl Klein, Albert Latta, Jr., Victor Kisela, Richard Pierce, Leroy Barnett and Walter Pollman, Jr.

Interment was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Stratton, Nebraska. Funeral was conducted by Jones Funeral Home, Inc., Stratton, Nebraska.
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  Chloe Blanche Persinger Cobb (1893 - 1984)
Rose Hill Cemetery
Hitchcock County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Kim & Steve
Record added: Nov 17, 2012
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James Lewellyn Cobb
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