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.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I enjoyed working with you. Ray Benson (TV editor Columbia Newspapers 1968-1987)

Posted by Ray Benson - Columbia, SC   January 04, 2009

My deepest sympathy to the family of Anne. I volunteer at Providence Hospital in Admissions. Anne was a lovely person and we shall continue to miss her.
Joyce Plummer

Posted by Joyce G. Plummer - Columbia, SC, SC   January 03, 2009

I am so sorry to learn of Anne's death. She was a friend of mine from high school days. We graduated from Parker High in 1944. I did not get to see her often but kept up with news about her from mutual friends,especially Eva Bridwell Luther. The last time I saw her was at our 50th High School Reunion. I have truly fond memories of Anne and will miss her very much. I send my sympathy to all of her family.

Posted by Doris Lineberger Fox - Bloomington,, IN   January 03, 2009

Anne was a very sweet person. We met her many years ago as a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. May the family find strength to know that many will miss Anne very much.
Much Sympathy,
Mr.& Mrs. Clarence F. (Johnnie) Sanders
203 Old Chapin Road
Lex, SC 29072

Posted by Johnnie Sanders - Lexington, SC   January 02, 2009

Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time. I remember visiting in the home when when we were children. I am Ken Cothran a cousin. Ken and Joan Cothran

Posted by James Kenneth and Joan Cothra - Belton, SC   January 02, 2009

Anne and I were friends at Providence both in her volunteering and working with the Auxiliary. She was great to work with and to know. It was my pleasure to do botyh of these and to know Anne. She will be sorely missed and has been missed at Providence for some time now. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Lib Perry - Columbia, SC   January 02, 2009

We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of each of you.

Posted by Jane &John Carson - Greenville, SC   January 02, 2009

Anne was a delightful addition to our volunteer department. She brightened the day for both visitors and staff as she worked in our cardiac waiting areas. Everyone who met Anne appreciated her friendliness and caring attitude. Her contributions of time and talent will not be forgotten. We extend our condolences to her family.

Posted by Ruth Nichols, Director of Volunteers - Columbia, SC   January 02, 2009

On behalf of the Sisters of Charity Health System (Providence Hospitals), I want to express sympathy to the family of Anne. She contributed so much to our ministry at Providence through her volunteer work and also her leadership of the Auxiliary. We shall miss her.
Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA
Sister Mary Patricia Barrett, CSA
Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho, CSA

Posted by Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA - Cleveland, OH   January 02, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Anne was very special to the volunteers/Auxilians at Providence Hospitals. Her willingness to give of herself and her leadership always will be remembered.
Violet Fetner, President
Sister of Charity Providence Hospitals Auxiliary

Posted by Violet Fetner, Auxiliary President - Columbia, SC   January 01, 2009

The staff of Dunbar Funeral Home extends sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Anne Cobb.

Posted by Jessica P. Kline - Columbia, SC   December 31, 2008