Mrs Christeen Cosby

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Mrs Christeen Cosby, 73, passed away on April 9, 2022 in Dayton, Ohio. Christeen was born on October 7, 1948 in Flora, MS to Ruth and Fate Washington II

Mrs. Cosby was a member of Wilson Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Flora, MS, served as First Lady of Paradise Free Will Baptist Church and later joined Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Mansfield, OH where she served in the Choir and Feed The Hungry Ministry.

She is preceded in death by parents; husband, Pastor James Cosby, son, Willie Earl Cosby; siblings, Fate Washington III , Ruthie Johnson, and Robert Williams and stepmother, Mary Ella Washington.

Christeen is survived by her daughter Victoria (Brandon) Doss; son James (Tiffany) Cosby II; brother, E.V. Washington; sisters ,Helen Burkes; Katherine McClenty; Virginia (Melvin) Hudson; Ella Jones; and VernaLee Washington; grandchildren, Tiara (Malik) Hollwell, James Cosby III; Tia Cosby; Jaden Blackshear; and Jaxson Cosby; great-grandchild Trace Hollwell and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Saturday, April 16, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD 753 McPherson St.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Beverly A Cline

    My condolences to the Cosby family. God e with you.

  2. Mary Webb Tabler

    Condolences and prayers to the Cosby family.

  3. My condolences to the family

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. With caring thoughts.

  5. Christen will be remembered as always a friend with husband James and family active in local NAACP, condolences.

  6. Eddie & Dorothy

    To the Cosby family our prayers are sent up for you, your mom was very good person, to work with in the church, and friend God Blessings

  7. Patricia Harris Pride

    My condolences to the Cosby Family. She was such a beautiful person.

  8. My condolences to the family

  9. I’m so sorry for your loss. I pray that you and the family are able to find peace.

  10. Joyce Burks-Motley

    To my family in Ohio, I send my condolences to all. You will miss your mom and I my aunt but remember we love her but God love her more. As time goes on you will have a peace of mind and healing knowing that God will embrace you each day. My love to you
    Joyce Burks-Motley (your cousin)
    Oxford, Alabama

  11. So sorry for your loss..praying.for family

  12. Elzonia McCowan

    Condolences to the family

  13. Beverly A Cline

    So sorry for your loss
    You have my condolences. God bless.

  14. Betty Palmer-Harris

    My sincere condolences to the Cosby family. I worked and went to church with Christeen. She was a very sweet and quiet person. My prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.

  15. Phyliss Jefferson

    To the Cosby Family,
    May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.

  16. Rev John Bessick &Family

    The Home-going for Mother Cosby was so inspiring to hear the many tributes given to her. The Family will always remember what the great eulogist said about her present status is with the Lord. She has ACCESS to the Kingdom of God through her FAITH. Stay strong and love each other like this great Cosby Family should. ❤️

  17. Pam Wms. Briggs

    Your parents were wonderful, loving people that complimented each other with their smiles. Loved your mom with her short doo she wore it well. This is the time turn to your memories for comfort and reflection. Look to him for your strength.

  18. Patricia and Joseph Johnson

    We are so sorry for your loss. Sis. Christeen was a quiet, pleasant person with an infectious smile.
    She and Rev. Cosby complimented each other with their smile and love toward each other.
    It was a joy to have known your parents. Such wonderful people.

  19. Jannette Jones

    So sorry for your lost ,take one day at a time

  20. Rosalanda Crittenden-Walker

    Sending my sincere condolences to the entire family!

  21. Chuck Lambert and Family

    James and Family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss.

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