Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

July 26, 2013

Alifonsa Cobb

Alifonsa Cobb, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, wife, friend and Angel passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Corsicana to be with our Lord and Savior. She was born Feb. 28, 1928 in Corsicana to Ramon and Santos Gonzales. She lived a long life of 85 years.

Alifonsa was a lifelong resident of Corsicana. Her life was devoted to her husband, Herbert Lafell Cobb and their 10 children. She took joy in her family and the simple things in life. She is most remembered for her strength and the delicate love in her heart and hands. Her hands held precious babies, wiped many tears and held tight to many hands. She took pride in making homemade meals. sewing clothing for her children and keeping a warm home. She gave strength to all she touched. Her hands brought happiness to others. She had a strong faith in Christ, in life and in people. She radiated with charisma and generosity. She gave of herself to all she was blessed to cross paths with in life. That is how she lived her life, and we are grateful and blessed to have witnessed her example. We will miss her sweet touch.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Herbert Lafell Cobb; two sons, Raymond Cobb and Clyde Cobb; a daughter, Clara Cobb; two grandchildren, Kevin Spill and Shannon Cobb.

She is survived by her devoted sons and daughters, Fitzhugh Cobb of Corsicana, Jan Farmer and husband Dwight of Corsicana, Logan Cobb and wife Jamie of Corsicana, Herbert Cobb and wife Arlette of Angus, Colleen Wommack and husband Malcolm of Corsicana, Judy Spill and husband Walter Spill II of Winters, and June Holder and husband John of Waco. She leaves precious memories with her grandchildren, Monica Cobb, Lafell Cobb, Carl Cobb, Christie Cobb, Jason Farmer, Janifer Bullard, Ray Garner, Ronnie Garner, Rhonda Garner, Ondrea Northern, Bronzon Cobb, Nina Arreola, Shanel Anderson, Amanda Carr, Cassie Cobb, Clara Cobb and Clay Spill.

The Lord blessed her with the chance to smell the sweetness of her great-grandchildren; Jude, Jade, Sunshine, Nova, Chloe, Jaycie, Kyle, Kyla, Keys, Wyatt, Breanna, Brittney, Aspen, Willow, London, Luke, Logan, Camron, Jazlyn, Clyde, Solara, Mykkah, Kaylee, Joshua, Jose, Jonathon, Airyca, Warren, Kelsie, Jared, Sidney and Skylar. She leaves angel kisses for her great-great grandchildren, Aiden, Lilly, Shaun, Audrie, Joshua and Cody.

Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2013 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Petty's Chapel Baptist Church in Roane. Burial will follow at Modrell Cemetery in Corsicana.

An online guest book is available www.griffin-roughton.com.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Buford Gee Death Notices for 7-24-14

     Buford Gee, 63, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nelson Roughton Nelson Roughton

    Nelson Roughton, 98, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, just one week short of his 99th birthday.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Turner Chase Parks Turner Chase Parks

    Turner Chase Parks, 24, of Corsicana, Texas passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at his home.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Billy Raymond Tabler Billy Raymond Tabler

    Billy Raymond Tabler, 84, of Concord, Arkansas, formerly of Corsicana, Texas passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Death Notices for 7-23-14

    Chase Parks, 24, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at his residence.

    July 22, 2014

  • Stephen C. Jones Stephen C. Jones

    Stephen C. Jones was born March 2, 1952 in Kansas City, Kansas and went to be with The Lord on Saturday, July 19, 2014 and finally found peace at the age of 62.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Death Notices for 7-22-14

    Nelson Roughton, 98, of Corsicana passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 21, 2014

  • Ruby Fields Ruby Fields

    Ruby Fields of Mabank passed away peacefully at the age of 83 on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at West Place Nursing Facility in Athens, Texas.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnie L. Shipley Johnie L. Shipley

    Johnie L. Shipley, 80, of Midwest City, Oklahoma  passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cecilia Castillo Cecilia Castillo

    Cecilia Castillo, 54, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Navarro Regional Hospital surrounded by her loved ones.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo