Marcella Cobb

Marcella Cobb


Marcella Marie Cobb, 89, of Allerton, passed away Sept. 2, 2018, at Corydon Specialty Care. Marcella was born Dec. 18, 1928, to Robert and Lois (Clark) Elder near Clio, Iowa. One brother, Maurice Elder, later joined her. Marcella attended country school near Clio and then lived in Corydon with her grandma in order to attend Corydon High School; graduating with the class of 1947. While attending high school, she took her teacher training and received her certificate in December of 1946. Marcella then went on to teach for one year.

On her birthday in 1947, Marcella married Maurice Cobb and to this union, two sons were born. The family lived and farmed near Allerton for several years.

Marcella enjoyed farming, gardening, sewing, quilting, dancing and following school events in which her children and grandchildren participated.

Marcella is survived by her children, Duane (Karen) Cobb and Jerry (Kim) Cobb; grandchildren, Sam Cobb, Josh Cobb, Sunny Townsend, Kelli McClintock and Kristi Cobb; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Jakson, Grayce, Cooper, Harper, Zoey, Trakker, Daphne, Audrey, Charlotte and Asher; sister-in-law, Irene Moore and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many other extended family members.

Her parents; husband, Maurice in 2008; grandson, Jerry Cobb Jr.; brother, Maurice Elder; brothers-in-law, Darrell Moore and Lewis Cobb and her sisters-in-law, Wilma Cobb Dix and Helen Elder Rockhold, preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held 10:30 Sept. 25 at Thomas Funeral Home in Corydon.

Interment will immediately follow at Allerton Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Corydon Fire Department and online condolences may be shared at

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