|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1932|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2011|
Olivia Cosby, 79, of Waco, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 1, at OakCrest Funeral Home with Terry Cosby and Greg Smith, her nephews, officiating. Committal will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 31, at OakCrest Funeral Home.
Frances Olivia was born in Center, Texas. The rock of the family was her mother, the late Pearlie Rogers Smith. In 1946, Olivia met Eugene Cosby as he returned home from World War II, and they were married June 12, 1946. They lived in Houston until 1994 when they moved to Waco to be near their family. Olivia was devoted to her family, serving as Room Mother, Den Mother, scorekeeper, and Number 1 fan to her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene, who died in 2008.
She is survived by her children, Ken Cosby and wife, Leslie, of Houston, Michael Cosby and wife, Luz "Ging", of Waco, and Daphene Atkins and husband, Curtis, of Thorndale; grandchildren, Luke Anthony Cosby, Joseph Michael Cosby, Bradley James Cosby, Jillian Rene Atkins, Olivia Joan Atkins, and Levi Quin Atkins; and siblings, Wanda Waits, George Smith and wife, Jan, and Bobbie Jo Fellers; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 6/28/2011-6/29/2011...P7/TR4
Eugene Cosby (1923 - 2008)
Waco Memorial Park
Plot: Sect. R
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Jun 28, 2011
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