Mrs. Ruth Jane Cobb, 83, of Winter Haven, FL, passed away Sunday morning, November 21, 2021 at the Life Care Center. She was the daughter of the late Drew Bruner and Bessie Warfield Ore born on June 21, 1938 in Barbourville.
Ruth was a proud graduate from Barbourville High School. She was a familiar face around Barbourville having worked at the corner drug store, Warner’s and for many years at the A & P, where she was the deli manager and was a member of the Apple Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed shopping and especially spending time with her family.
She united in marriage with Ora Cobb Jr. on March 22, 1982 in Barbourville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jowana Patterson and a brother, Ed Bruner.
Survivors include her loving husband, Ora Cobb Jr. of Winter Haven, FL; children, Diana Hunt and husband, Randal, of London and David Cobb of Charlotte, NC; brothers, Wilbur Bruner and wife, Sandy, of Callebs Creek and Michael Bruner of Barbourville; four dearly loved grandchildren, Laura Yount and husband, David, Kaela Patterson, Kyle Patterson and Taylor Hunt; great grandchildren, Kastyn Ryker and Kelly Lakeley Ora Patterson; other special family members, Louella Taylor, Lisa Taylor Goodin and husband, Bo, and Lori, Blake and Ethan Arnold of London; among other loved ones and dear friends.
Her funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Tuesday, November 30 at 2 P.M. with Rev. Michael DeLand officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens at Lily.
Casket bearers will be family and friends. Honorary bearers will be her grandson and great grandson.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday after 12 Noon until the funeral hour.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.