Jeanette Virginia Cogbill

Jeanette Virginia Cogbill, 98, passed away at Cameron Nursing and Rehab in Cameron on Feb. 25, 2017. 

She was born to William Abner and Lura Beatrice (Dark) Deal on Dec. 27, 1918, in Big Hill, Texas. She married Grover Isaac Cogbill on Feb. 12, 1939.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years and son, Jerry Lynn Cogbill Sr. 

She is survived by daughters, Joan Lavell Wise and husband Jerald, Peggy Virginia Ramey and fiancé Clayton Smith; and "adopted daughter" (niece) Patsy Ruth Nelms and husband Pack; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Jeanette graduated from high school in Waller, Texas, and later attended business school. She went to work for Alloy Fittings Corporation in Houston in her late 40s, as an executive secretary.

Jeanette received Christ as her Savior at the age of 14. She was baptized many years later, along with her husband Grover, at first Baptist Church in Pearland by Pastor Barry Foster. She liked to tell her children, "I didn't get Jesus, HE grabbed me."

Funeral services will be held at Cashner Funeral Home, 801 Teas Road in Conroe, at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Pastor Danny Wendt, a longtime friend, will officiate.  Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, before the service. Burial will follow in the Garden Park Cemetery adjacent to Cashner Funeral Home.

Jeanette's family wishes to thank, with gratitude and love, the nurses, CNAs, CMAs, and staff of Cameron Nursing and Rehab for their care and love for our mother and grandmother during the five and a half years she lived there.