Edith Cobb


Edith Janice (Schrader) Cobb, 79, of Madisonville, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at CHI Madison St. Joseph Hospital in Madisonvlle surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Day Funeral Home in Madisonville, with Floyd Bennett officating. Burial will follow at Fort Parker Cemetery in Groesbeck. The family will receive visitors from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Day Funeral Home.

Janice, who was known by her grandchildren as "Mammaw", was born on Feb. 1, 1939, in Riesel, to Alvin Carl and Lena (Able) Schrader. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Calvin Deryl Cobb; her children, Dawn "Sissy" Cobb, Mark Cobb, and Harlan Brian Cobb; her brother, Woodrow Schrader; and her sisters, Lois Caskey and Allene Harper.

Janice was a loving mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was a remarkable cook who enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends, especially during the holidays. Janice loved watching The Food Network Channel and putting her own spin to the recipes. You could taste the love in everything she cooked.

Janice married the love of her life, Calvin Deryl Cobb, at First Baptist Church in Groesbeck. They made their home in Madisonville in 1971 and were blessed with five children and had 59 wonderful years together.

Janice is survived by her brother, Alvin "Junior" Schrader of Seminole; her daughter, Carla Cobb Tidwell and her husband, Daniel, of Madisonville; her son, Calvin Deryl Cobb Jr. and his wife, Sandy, of Porter; her daughter-in-law, Diane Brinkley Cobb of Madisonville; and her grandchildren, Lacie Cobb Blakley and her husband, Jon, of Madisonville, Mindy Cobb Prine and her husband, Chris, of Bryan, Lindsie Wood and her husband, Lance, of Centerville, Lacie Cannon of Centerville, Justin Cobb and his wife, Kristine, of Montgomery, Colby Catoe of Madisonville, Ryan Tidwell of Madisonville, Regan Tidwell of Madisonville, and Rachel Tidwell of Madisonville; and her legacy continues with 15 great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Hubley and his staff and the entire staff of CHI Madison St. Joseph Hospital.