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Jimetta Cobbs

August 31, 1945 — July 6, 2021

Hobbs, New Mexico

Jimetta Cobbs

Jimetta Cobbs was born on August 31, 1945, to the late Johnny Nelson and Willie Bell Johnson in Okemah, Oklahoma. She passed into the arms of angels on July 6, 2021, in Hobbs, New Mexico. Jimetta is a long-time resident of Hobbs where she attended Booker T Washington Elementary and graduated from Hobbs High School. She also attended and graduated from The New Mexico Junior College. Jimetta cared for and loved her husband Melvin Cobbs as well as their children. To know her was to love her, her smile, voice and personality could light up any room.

Those who are cherishing her memory forever are her children; Ardell Martin (Joyce) of Texas, Sherry Cobbs, Ella Cobbs (Yvonne) of Washington, Yolanda McGaha (Marvin), Melvin Cobbs Jr., Cornelius Cobbs (Shelly) all of Hobbs, New Mexico, her brother Moses Gilliam of Hobbs, 3 nieces, 14 grandchildren as well as a host of great grandchildren and extended family and friends.

Jimetta Susan Cobbs will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, July 15, 2021

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 16, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Ebenezer Baptist Church

1222 E Midwest St, Hobbs, NM 88240

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Interment following funeral service

Friday, July 16, 2021

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