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“I enjoyed working with you. Ray Benson (TV editor Columbia Newspapers 1968-1987) ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Ray Benson - Columbia, SC

“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...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Joyce G. Plummer - Columbia, SC, SC

“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...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Doris Lineberger Fox - IN

“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...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Johnnie Sanders - Lexington, SC

“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...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: James Kenneth and Joan Cothra - SC

“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...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Lib Perry - Columbia, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of each of you. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jane &John Carson - Greenville, SC

“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...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Ruth Nichols, Director of Volunteers - SC

“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...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA - OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Anne was very special to the volunteers/Auxilians at Providence Hospitals. Her willingness to give of herself...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Violet Fetner, Auxiliary President - SC

“The staff of Dunbar Funeral Home extends sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Anne Cobb. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Jessica P. Kline - Columbia, SC


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.

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