Martha Ruth Cobb

November 16, 1931February 9, 2014
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Martha Ruth Cobb, age 82 went to be with the Lord on February 9, 2014 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on November 16, 1931 in Harlingen, TX to William Ralph & Anna Jackson. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed. She attended Brownsville ISD, graduated in June 1954. She attended the University of Texas in Austin, where she met and married her lifelong partner, Robert S. Cobb. She was an entrepreneur with several businesses during her life including a custom frame shop in Houston, TX, a Square Dance apparel shop in Houston, TX and a beaded jewelry company, Classic Elegance in Fair Oaks Ranch, TX participating in craft shows in and around the San Antonio area. She was an avid reader, excellent seamstress and enjoyed making dainty little girl clothes for her granddaughter, Katie. She loved her home in Fair Oaks Ranch which she designed and was the general contractor while it was being built in 1997. She would commute every day from Floresville, TX to oversee and manage the subcontractors. Martha & Robert spent many enjoyable years traveling the U.S. and Canada in their RV. During their RV adventures, they enjoyed square & round dancing. She suffered from Alzheimer’s for the past few years.

She is survived by her husband, Robert S. Cobb; 2 children, Debbie Hindman & husband John and Colette Wollenberg & husband Ray; 3 grandchildren, Christopher Perkins, Katie Perkins and Ryan Wollenberg; brother, William Jackson, Jr.; numerous other loving family members.

Visitation will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 13, 2014 with the Funeral Service to be at 3:00 p.m. at Sunset Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Sunset Mausoleum 5000.


  • Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Veronne Graham

March 9, 2015

Dear Bob, We were so blessed to have had Marty and Harold. I am constantly thanking God as I remember the times we had as husband/wife/friends/family. How special those two gifts of God were to us and to the world. I am also so grateful to be living on this side of Christ's victory. I can't imagine how terrible it must have been for those who didn't know that Abraham and Moses and Elijah were alive and concerned with what was going on with us. Truly we are surrounded with a great cloud of witnesses, and I am comforted to know our loved ones are there, along with our Lord. God be with us as we continue to prepare to join them. Love you and the family, Veranne

February 19, 2014

Bob and Debbie,
So sorry for your loss of Marti...she was a "tiger mom" if ever there was one. I know how much you will miss her. love, Barbara & Toby

Charlene Carpenter

February 17, 2014

Bob, we were saddened when we read in the paper about Martha's passing. We have fond memories of our times with the two of you when you were members of our Life Group. We remember when you hosted a Christmas party for our group in your lovely home, and how you always contributed to all our activities. Martha helped me arrange centerpieces for the luncheon we had celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary - that has been 12 years ago! I tried to find your mailing address to send you a card but failed to find it. So I do hope you see this message. We would enjoy making a re-connect with you. Our prayers are with you in your sorrow. Blessings from Dave and Charlene Carpenter 493-9890

Shelly Urbany

February 13, 2014

To The Entire Family of Martha Cobb,
May God wrap his arms around all of you and give you the comfort and strength you need during this difficult time and the days to come. What a lovely lady Mrs. Cobb was.

Jenny Burkett

February 13, 2014

I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. I know how much she meant to you and your family. I know she will always be in your heart.
Peace, love and blessings,

Ann K.

February 12, 2014

I wish to express my sincere sympathy to the family of Martha Cobb. May God comfort the family during this difficult time. And may your loving memories sustain you as you endure the days ahead.

Brian Westerman

February 12, 2014

I'm very sadden to hear about the passing of my great aunt Martha. I know that she will be missed a ton. Martha was a GREAT person all around and that shows when you look at her loving family. Cowboy, Debbie & John, Collette & Ray, Chris, Katie, Ryan, and family you all are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless each and everyone of you, may our God hold you all in his loving arms and give you peace.

Love in Christ,

Frank Holladay

February 11, 2014

.Dear Debbie,Sharon and I are praying for you and the family at this time.Those of us that kept in contact with you thru Facebook,etc. know the hard work, struggles,you endured to comfort your Mom.You are inspiration to so many for your love and dedication.God bless all of you and our heartfelt prayers are with you

Chris Jackson

February 11, 2014

Uncle Bob, Debbie & Collette,

I always enjoyed receiving aunt Martha's yearly update letters concerning her family. It was a great way to watch everyone grow up. May God be with you and comfort you.

February 11, 2014

So very sorry for your loss. May God bless and keep you and your family and bring you peace.
Sandy Davis