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Jimetta Susan Cobbs

August 31, 1945 ~ July 6, 2021 (age 75)


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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July 15, 2021

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Griffin Funeral Home
401 N. Dalmont
Hobbs, NM 88240

Funeral Service
July 16, 2021

1:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church
1222 E. Midwest St.
Hobbs, NM 88240

Interment following funeral service
July 16, 2021

Prairie Haven Cemetery
2201 E. Stanolind Rd.
Hobbs, NM 88240

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