DUMAS — Mr. L. Q. Cobb, Sr., 86 of Dumas, Ark. died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. Born October 18, 1927 in Watson, Ark., he was a son of the late Johnny Grisby and Savannah Christian.
He was a member of Union Baptist Church in Dumas and a retired employee of Charles Dante & Son Co. of Dumas.
Survivors include a special companion, Linda Dais of Dumas; six sons, James Cobb, L.Q. Cobb, Jr., both of Milton, Del., Joe Lee Cobb, Edward Cobb both of Kansas, Mo., Herman Cobb of Pine Bluff, Tommie Lee Cobb of Dumas; six daughters, Willie Jean Hayes, Virginia Powell, Bernice Smith, Mattie Madden, Rosie Marie Canada, Louise Cobb all of Dumas; one brother, O.B. Cobb of Chicago; two sisters, Vera White, Mildred Howard both of Chicago; fifty-five grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren, ten great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Dumas Community Center with Rev. Isom Cross, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Free Gift Cemetery in Dumas by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas. Visitations will be Friday at the funeral home from 4-6 p.m. The body will lie in repose Saturday at the Community Center from 10 a.m. until time of services. Online register: brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com