Peggy Ann (Knight) Cobb

December 12, 1939 ~ October 14, 2021 (age 81)


Peggy Ann (Knight) Cobb,

Age 82 of Jamestown

Passed away at her home on Thursday, October 14, 2021. 

She was born in Fentress county on December 12, 1938.  In 1958 she enrolled at Tennessee Tech University and few years later began her career as an educator at Roslin Elementary.  Later, she taught at York Elementary, Pine Haven Elementary, Clarkrange High School, and York Institute.  During her many years at York Institute she taught English, Physical Education, and Journalism.  At York Institute, she oversaw the publication of the yearbook and the newsletter, Pine Needles.  She chaperoned students on many trips out of town and her favorite was the senior trips to Washington D.C.  Additionally, she organized the first Miss Mountaineer Pageant, Mountaineer Ball, and Sweetheart Dance. 

Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 1 P.M. at Mundy Funeral Home in Jamestown, with burial to follow in the Fentress Memorial Gardens

Family will receive friends on Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 5 P.M. - 8 P.M. at Mundy Funeral Home in Jamestown

She is survived by her two sons Vance Cobb, Vincent Cobb, and Vince‚Äôs two sons, Tyler and Carson. 

She was preceded in death by her husband James Cobb, parents Orbit Knight and Mae Poore, and five siblings Dean Wright, Lena York, Jack Knight, Jean Upchurch, and Sue Qualls.

The Mundy Funeral Home in Jamestown is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Peggy Ann (Knight) Cobb

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