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Cobbs, James Frank

James Frank Cobbs

Location: S-Monroe

Born: July 19, 1890 Bosqueville, McLennan County, Texas

Died: July 4, 1973 Waco, McLennan County, Texas

Son of : James Frank Cobbs, Sr and Maria Dunne Woodward Cobbs

Parents:
James F Cobbs (1856 – 1942)
Maria Dunne Woodward Cobbs (1860 – 1937)

Spouse:
Lillie Belle Boyd Cobbs (1907 – 2007)

James Cobbs, Jr. 83, of Waco, died Wednesday afternoon in a local hospital.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Connally-Compton Downtown Chapel, Rev. Frank Bartos and Rev. Ken Boatman officiating. Burial was in China Spring Cemetery.

Mr. Cobbs was a retired captain of the Waco Fire Department, retiring in 1946 after 26 years of service. He was a member of the Bosqueville Baptist Church and Knights of Pythias. He was the son of pioneer settlers in Bosqueville. His parents, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Cobbs moved to Bosqueville in 1852.

Mr. Cobbs was born in Bosqueville in 1890.

Survivors include his wife, Lillie Belle Cobbs; a brother, John S. Cobbs of Waco; and several nieces and nephews.

 

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