Joy Lynn Cobb

Published 2:04 pm Thursday, June 7, 2018

A celebration in memory of Joy Lynn Cobb of Cordele will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Lakeshore Baptist Church. Following the service the family would like to invite those attending to enjoy dinner with them at the church. Joy, 79,  passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at her residence.  She was born in Statesboro and was the daughter of the late Orren Lester Brannen, Sr. and Ruby Parish Brannen.  She was a retired comptroller at Ft. Stewart Military Base and a member of Lakeshore Baptist Church. Joy is survived by three sons and their wives, Stephen and Sylvia Cobb, Bryan and Melissa Cobb and David and Terry Cobb, all of Cordele;  a brother, Orren L. Brannen, Jr.; seven grandchildren, Allison Cobb, Michelle Moody, Jennifer Council and her husband Mike, Matthew Cobb, Leah Cobb, Brittany Cobb and Austin Cobb;  and one great-grandchild, Kayla Moody. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elliott McGee Cobb and sisters, Carolyn Bichel and Martha Dean Beachum. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Lakeshore Baptist Church, 151 Lakeshore Drive, Cordele, GA 31015. Arrangements are by Rainey Family Funeral Services. An online guest register is available at