August 10, 1924 ~ April 28, 2009
Funeral services for Oliver Cobbins, 84, of Hughes Springs, TX will be on Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Reeder-Davis Chapel. Burial will be at Coffeeville Cemetery near Ore City under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Cobbins was born on August 10, 1924 to the late Oliver and Rebecka Cobbins and died on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at his residence. He was a Baptist. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law Mike and Lavern Byrd of Naples; two granddaughters Latonya Nickleberry of Houston and Isis Griffin of Pontiac, MI; four great-grandchildren Akeyshia Martin, Jaroyre Ford, Sharoyria Ford and Jermaine Griffin, Jr.; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-mother Minnie Lee Cobbins; two brothers and two sisters. Mr. Cobbins will lie in state on Friday, May 1, 2009 and the family will receive friends from 6-7 PM at the funeral home in Hughes Springs.