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Rilla Mae Cobb

May 1, 1913 ~ March 14, 2011 (age 97)

Obituary

Rilla Mae Gaines Cobb, was born on May 1, 1913 in Thomasville, GA, daughter of the late Frank and Josephine Walker Gaines. She and her family moved to North Carolina where she married Johnny Cobb. This union had one daughter. She was of the Baptist faith, and was a farm worker. Rilla loved to cook and work in her vegetable and flower gardens. Her husband, Johnny Cobb, preceded her in death on June 6, 1997. On Monday, March 14, 2011 she died at Autumn Care Nursing Home in Mocksville following several years of declining health. She was ninety-seven years old. Lovingly she is survived by one daughter, Melvia Frances Martinez of the home; one son, Roberto Suarez of Mocksville; one granddaughter, Betty Torres; six nieces and five nephews. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Rilla Mae Cobb please visit our Sympathy Store.

Visitation

MAR 18. 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Graham Funeral Home

635 Wilkesboro St.

Mocksville, NC, 27028

Service

MAR 18. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Graham Funeral Home

635 Wilkesboro St.

Mocksville, NC, 27028

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