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Homer Allen Cobb

August 6, 1933 — July 29, 2023

Morristown (formerly Frakes)

Homer Allen Cobb, age 89, of Morristown, TN, formerly of Frakes, KY, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on August 6, 1933, in Middlesboro, KY to the late Steve and Lona Henderson Cobb. 

Homer was a lifelong resident of Frakes, KY. He was a retired educator from Bell County Public Schools, where he taught reading and English at several schools including Frakes School Center and the Henderson Settlement School.   He also spent time working as a farmer and strip miner. 

In addition to his parents, Homer was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl Cobb (Joyce Partin), Alfred Cobb (Evelyn), Ralph Cobb (Wanda), and Jerome Cobb (Sheila).   

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 68 years, Frances Louise Cobb of Morristown, TN; children, Perry Cobb (Jenny) of Knoxville, TN, Connie Human (Tim) of Morristown, TN, and Marsha Cobb of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Perry Lynn Cobb (Melanie) of Knoxville, TN, Travis Cobb (Carrie) of Chattanooga, TN, and Ryan Burchfield of Middlesboro, KY; great-grandchildren, Katherine Cobb, Zack Greer (Taylor) , Ellie Stafford (Matt), and Ethan Greer; great-great-grandchildren. Evelie Stafford, Bella Greer, Daisy Greer and Oceana Smalls; and brothers, David Cobb (Mariam) and Arlie Cobb.   

The family of Homer Allen Cobb will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at the Cawood Funeral Home chapel, Middlesboro, KY. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. David Cobb presiding.  Music will be provided by Kim Cobb Landers.   

At the conclusion of the funeral service, family and friends will follow in procession to the Cobb Cemetery, in Frakes, KY, where a graveside service will be held.   

Pallbearers will be Travis Cobb, Perry Lynn Cobb, Ryan Burchfield, Rocky Cobb, Bart Cobb, and Bobby Hurst.   

Online register book and condolences are available at 

All arrangements for Homer Allen Cobb are under the care of Cawood Funeral Home.  

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