Name: Alfonza Cobb
Reference Number: 37557
FACT: Baby Ray
Birth: 20 MAY 1932
Death: 26 MAR 2009 in Caswell County, North Carolina
Alfonza (Baby Ray) Cobb (1932-2009)
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Mar 31, 2009 - 08:25:00 pm CDT Yanceyville, NC - It is with profound sorrow we announce the death of Mr. Alfonza "Baby Ray" Cobb of 6315 U. S. Hwy 158 W. Yanceyville, NC, who died Thursday, March 26, 2009 in the Caswell House Nursing Facility, Yanceyville, NC. He was a native of Caswell County, NC the son of the late Lonnie Cobb and Eunice Palmer Cobb, born May 20, 1932. He was a member of Blackwell Baptist Church and was a farmer before retirement. He was preceded in death by 4 brothers, James Cobb, Burl Cobb, Wilson Cobb and Water Cobb, 2 sisters, Lennie Watlington and Annie V. Cobb.
His survivors are wife Mrs. Ollie Watlington Cobb of the home, 5 daughters, Mrs. Linda Clyburn (Ken) of Yanceyville, NC, Ms. Rita P. Cobb of Reidsville, NC, Ms. Jewell Ann Cobb of Burlington, NC, Ms. Robin Lee Cobb of the home and Ms. Ashley S. Cobb of Reidsville, NC;1 sister, Mrs. Shirlely McLaughlin of Yanceyville, NC ; 2 grandchildren, Marcellus "Tiger" Phelps and Banecia "Peaches" Lipscomb, ( Richard), 3 great-grandchildren, Bradley Lipscomb, Brandon Lipscomb and Tiera Phelps, 1 sister-in-law, Ms. Ruby Cobb of Pelham, NC, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service for Mr. Alonza "Baby Ray" Cobb will be Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Blackwell Baptist Church. Pastor Everett Dickerson will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. A viewing will be Tuesday evening from 2 to 8 PM at Fulton Funeral Home Chapel. The family may be contacted at his residence 6315 US Hwy 158 W. Yanceyville, NC. All arrangements for Mr. Alfonza "Baby Ray" Cobb are entrusted to Fulton Funeral Home 219 Dillard School Dr., Yanceyville, NC.