COBB, Elva Gertrude (Goetz) Forsyth

Date of birth: 1 September 1903 Nineveh, Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 23 May 1968 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

SOURCE: Franklin Evening Star, 23 May 1968

      After being ill since January, Mrs. Elva Gertrude Cobb, of Nineveh, widow
of the late Arthur J. Cobb, died in the Johnson County Memorial Hospital
at 5:23 o'clock Thursday morning.  She had been hospitalized for six
      Funeral services have been tentatively set for Saturday afternoon at 2
o'clock in the Nineveh Christian Church.  Burial is to be made in the
church cemetery.
      Friends may call at the Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home Friday from 3 until
5 o'clock in the afternoon, that night from 7 to 9 o'clock and until time
for the services.  They are invited to attend the rites.
      Mrs. Cobb was born at Nineveh on Sept. 1, 1903, and her parents were the
late James and Clara Kelly Goetz.  She attended the Nineveh School,
graduating from the high school there in 1921.
      Married twice, her first husband was James R. Forsyth, and at Nineveh in
April 1934, she was married to Mr. Cobb and two children were born to
them.  Mr. Cobb died in 1960.
      A life resident of Nineveh, Mrs. Cobb was a retired custodian of the
Nineveh School and a member of the Nineveh Christian Church.
      A son, John T. Cobb; a daughter, Mrs. Laura A. Hash, both of Nineveh; and
seven grandchildren are the survivors. 
Submitted by Mark Wirey