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Burney Cobb

Male 1926 - 2011  (84 years)


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  • Name Burney Cobb  [1, 2, 3
    Born 16 Aug 1926  Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Sammy 
    SSN issued Bef 1951  Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1986  Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 21 Mar 1999  Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 12 Jul 2011  Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • BURNEY "SAMMY" COBB

      SAVANNAH, GEORGIA - Burney “Sammy” Cobb, 84, of Savannah, Georgia, widower of Ida Mae Powell Cobb, died Tuesday morning, July 12, 2011, at his home under the care of Hospice Savannah.

      Born in Cobbtown, Georgia, he was a son of the late Melvin Cobb and the late Carrie Sewell Cobb. Mr. Cobb was of the Baptist faith. He was a United States Navy veteran and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 660 in Thunderbolt. Mr. Cobb retired as a truck driver after 37 years of service with Union Camp. In his younger years he played baseball for the Cobbtown Spots.

      Surviving are two daughters, Glenda Hendricks and her husband, Glynn, of Savannah, Georgia, and Debora Montgomery and her husband, Donald, of Summerville, South Carolina; four sons, Burney Morris Cobb, Raymond D. Cobb, Sr. and his wife, Carol, Mark Cobb and Michael Cobb, all of Savannah, Georgia; ten grandchildren, Chris Collier, Brian Collier and his wife, Stephanie, B. J. Cobb, Shaun Montgomery, Jeffrey Montgomery, Catherine Montgomery, Carrie Montgomery, Raymond Cobb, Jr., Jessica Wynn and her husband, Lee, and Michael Cobb, and five great-grandchildren.

      The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Wednesday evening at Gamble Funeral Service - 410 Stephenson Avenue.

      The funeral service will be held at 12 noon Thursday in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by The Reverend Dale D. Richardson. Interment, with full military honors, will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

      Remembrances: Hospice Savannah - Post Office Box #13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416-0190.
    Buried 14 Jul 2011  Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I3995  tng Genealogy

    Father Newton Melvin Cobb,   b. Sep 1890, Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1931, Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Carrie Sewell,   b. 4 Apr 1896, Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1965, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ida Mae Powell,   b. 10 Nov 1931, Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1995, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1947  Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    +3. Living
     4. Living
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    Family ID F1648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Aug 1926 - Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Aug 1947 - Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSSN issued - Bef 1951 - Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1986 - Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 21 Mar 1999 - Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 2011 - Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S293] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009;).
      Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.

    2. [S344] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online. Number: ; Issue State: Georgia; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Record for Burney Cobb
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=90555548&indiv=try

    3. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for Burney Cobb Sr

    4. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/73253720
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73253720.