Mrs. Anne Estelle Cobb

  • Born: April 19, 1927
  • Died: December 30, 2008
  • Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Dunbar Funerals and Cremations

3926 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Tel. (803) 771-7990

Tribute & Message From The Family

COLUMBIA - Graveside service for Anne Hendrix Cobb, 81, will be held Saturday at 12 noon in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be Friday 6-8 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.
Mrs. Cobb, wife of the late Paul W. Cobb, died Tuesday, December 30, 2008. Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Milton W. and Mary G. Childress Hendrix. She was a 1944 graduate of Parker High School, a 1946 graduate of Mars Hill Junior College and 1948 graduate of Winthrop College where she received a BS degree in Home Economics. She taught Home Economics at Blacksburg High School and Jenkins Junior High School in Spartanburg before moving to Columbia in 1957. She began working at WOLO-TV in 1965 as director of the Community Club Awards Campaign. She began a local “Ladies” type program later that year and through the ensuing years produced and hosted a variety of talk shows over Channel 25, including “Good Morning Columbia” and also a Sunday public affairs show, “Digest”. She was also Community Affairs Director for WOLO-TV which encompassed many functions such as Public Service Director for station and liaison between community and station. She retired February 1, 1991, with twenty-six years of employment with WOLO-TV. Following her retirement, she began volunteering at Providence Hospital and continued to do so until 2004.
Mrs. Cobb was a member of the Board of Advisors with the Indian Waters Council BSA since the late 1970’s. She was also member of Bethel United Methodist Church where she served in many capacities. Her many hobbies included reading, handiwork, traveling and the South Carolina Gamecocks.
Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Barton W. and Marsha Cobb of Franklin, N.C.; granddaughter, Casey Culp and great-grandchildren, Mason and Mikayla, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; sister, Pat Ballew of Greenville; nieces, Cathy Ballew and Teresa Cottingham and nephews, Chuck Ballew and Andy Ballew, all of Greenville.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Children’s Home, 3201 Trenholm Rd., Columbia, SC 29204; or to Bethel United Methodist Church, 4600 Daniel Dr., Columbia, SC 29206.