OBITUARY

Evelyn Mae Mackey

November 18, 1933February 13, 2020

Evelyn Mae Cobb Mackey entered into life on November 18, 1933 in Dallas, Texas. She entered into rest on February 13, 2020. She was a loving caregiver for many years, raising her children who were her most treasured asset. She loved caring for children so much she had a long career in home childcare. She attended the First Baptist Church of Meadowview with her family, embracing the love of her Lord with her church family. In her spare time, Evelyn enjoyed crafting, going to church, listening to music, going on picnics, and going to shows. She loved going to all sorts of places and being involved in so many things. She is preceded in death by her loving husbands Billy Gene Cobb, Sr. and Joseph Mackey; her parents Onnie and Helen Newson; her grandson Anthony Shane Cobb; and her granddaughter April Quintana. Evelyn is survived by her children Debby Dethrage, Gary Cobb, Sr. and wife Tammy, Randy Cobb and wife Tommie, Joyce Degase and husband Greg, Billy Cobb, Jr. and wife Teresa, Bob Cobb and wife Beth, Eddie Cobb and wife Denise, Ronny Cobb and wife Vergie, Troy Cobb and wife Gina, Jeremy Cobb and wife Leighanna; thirty three grandchildren; and fifty one great grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, February 16, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Committal Service Monday, February 17, 2020

Memories

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Melanie Goldie

February 15, 2020

She watched my brother, sister, and me for several years while we lived next door to her. To us she became known as Grandma Evelyn. My mother and her became very good friends too. I have so many good memories of her that it is hard to pick just one. She will always be in my heart.

Cody Laning

February 15, 2020

My deepest sympathies to your entire family. I remember her always having a welcoming smile and saw how much she cared for her family. In return, I saw how her family cared for her. Such a wonderful legacy she has left here on Earth. She is still with each and every person she has touched along her path. Prayers for strength, comfort and healing hearts to all who love her. Hugs to you all.

Alex Peters

February 15, 2020

Granny took care of me for a long time, and was one of the kindest people I’ve ever met. She sparked a lifelong love of music in me, and made many memories with me that I hold dear. I am truly sad that she’s gone, but I know that she is no longer in pain. Granny made an impact on every life that she touched and she will be dearly remembered by all of us.

Ashley Collins

February 15, 2020

Man oh man. I remember the excitement I’d get everyday as a kid pulling up to the Driveway with the spiral bushes and a red mustang.
I remember seeing the orange vhs Rugrats Movie all the time. All the fun days and memories spent at Blue Ridge.
Granny was the best💕

What a beautiful angel heaven has received.
Thank you Granny for touching my heart and my life. My prayers going up for the beautiful family she has made.

Terri Peters

February 15, 2020

Granny took care of our son for 6 years. She was like a Grand Mother to my son and a very dear friend to my husband and I. We stayed friends through the years. Granny always talked about her family and how much she loved them. I will miss her stories, her kind eyes and beautiful smile. Granny will always be in our memories. We loved her and will miss her. I’m praying for the family and her friends.

Thelma Taylor

February 14, 2020

Prayers of comfort for Evelyn's family. I was honored to meet her while she was here in Missouri staying with Joyce.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY