Dianne Cobb

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Dianne Cobb was born February 16, 1963 in Memphis, TN to Kate Riley and Wallace Ingram. She was called home to be with the Lord on May 2, 2020.

Dianne attended Independence High School. She retired from Nationwide Children’s Hospital after 21 years.

Dianne is preceded in death by her parents, Kate and Wallace; younger brothers, Sam Bridgeforth Jr and Calvin Bridgeforth; sister in law Norma Renee Cobb; and nephew Sentorius “Bo” Earthman.

Dianne leaves to cherish her memory, her loving husband of 22 years, Norman Cobb; loving children, Dwayne and Deanna; grandchildren, Aaryah Nickens-affectionately named LadyBug and Gregory Nickens, III- affectionately named ManMan; sisters, JoWanda Earthman, and Brenda Dixson; brothers, Marvell Lyons, Davern Bridgeforth, and Carl Bridgeforth; in laws, Aplonda Bridgeforth, Sabrina Bridgeforth, Elaine Cobb, Lorraine Canady and Marc Calloway; aunt Ora Williams; uncle Tommy Riley; and a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

Dianne will be truly missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving her.

Private services Visitation 9:00 AM and Funeral Service 10:00 AM Saturday, May 9, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. Please were gloves and mask for the service.

Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. Lynda Peel Brown

    Dianne was a special person I was blessed to know at Nationwide Children’s. She was kind, compassionate and full of life and laughter. Holding her family and friends in prayers.

  2. Debra Griffin

    To. Jowanda Earthman, and family my deepest Condolences to you all so sorry to hear. Keeping you in my prayers..

  3. Heather Downing

    When I think back upon all the great times and fun memories Dianne and I shared I can’t help but smile. Your laughter, smile and spunkiness was contagious and will be missed. My sincere condolences to the family. And to dear, sweet “Lady Bug”, your grandma loved you with all of her heart and was so very proud of you.

  4. Barbara Steward-Goins

    Dianne…I will miss your smile, your laugh and just how when you entered the office we always knew the fun times were about to happen especially during a stressful day at work. I’m still at a loss for words right now but I do know one thing: you were such a beautiful person inside and out. Sending my condolences to your family. This isn’t goodbye but i’ll see you later…

  5. Doris McDaniel

    Ms Dianne words Escape me but my life became a little more richer when I met you we truly became fast friends at Children’s Hospital I’ll miss that beautiful smile and the talks we used to have my prayers are with your family and I pray that God will bring peace to them letting them know that you are resting and taking your slumber in his loving arms be at peace my friend

  6. Dorothy Shepherd

    I am so sorry for the lost of a loving person she is gone but she will never be forgotten,I will always have a place in my heart for the memories we share.
    A long time friend and co/worker.
    My prayers are with you and the family.

  7. Brittany Bridgeforth

    I love you Aunt Dianne. As today your physical i mourned over. Your spirit is what keeps me in peace. For i know you are with God because you are his angel on earth.. I love you i love you i love you!!.. Untill we meet again

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