Emma Cobb, age 76, of Copperas Cove passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove with burial following at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen at Noon.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.
Emma was born on June 24, 1940 to the late Heinrich Gross and Emma Rietz in Germany.
She grew up in Herschweiler-Pettersheim, Germany and graduated from High School there.
Emma married James Robert Cobb on November 25, 1960 in Germany while he was serving in the United States Army.
In 1961, they moved to the States and had several other assignments as they served the military until 1979. As James’ retirement approached, they settled in Copperas Cove.
Emma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and brother, Burkart Gross.
Emma is survived by her children, David Cobb and wife, Sigrid; Cindy Rader and husband, Brian, Larry Cobb and wife, Melinda, Glenn Cobb and wife, Nicole, Terry Cobb; sister, Heidi Saradeth of Pirmasens, Germany; 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.