Date of birth: 24 Nov 1898 Nineveh, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 3 Jul 1978 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, July 3, 1978
Myrtle Cobb, 79, dies in hospital Myrtle Cobb, 79, Nineveh, died today at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Nineveh on Nov. 24, 1898, she was the daughter of John and Sara (Goetz) Coffman. She was married to Walter A. Cobb, who died in 1945. A member of Nineveh Christian Church, she had been employed by Arvin Industries, Franklin, and the former Varynit Mills, Franklin. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Vandivier-Parsley Funeral Home, Franklin, by Rev. Eldon Earnest. Burial will follow in Nineveh Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Survivors include daughters, Elva Graham, Nineveh, and Betty Thompson, Logansport; sons, Walter E. Cobb, Indianapolis, and Ben E. Cobb, Decatur, Ill.; 18 grand- children; 26 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Pearl Short, Franklin. She was preceded in death by one son, one grandson, one great-granddaughter, three brothers and five sisters.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey