MARION — Janice A. “Jan” Cobine, 80, passed away at 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton.
She was born on April 23, 1937, in Marion, the daughter of the late Clarence and Nellie (Clendenin) Emery.
She married Delbert “Del” Cobine on March 16, 1974, in Marion, and he survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Jason Davis and his companion, Amy Harding of Wood River, and Tim Cobine and his wife, LaDonna, of Wood River; two daughters, Robin Blevins and her companion, John Sparrowk, of Bethalto, Norma Veile and her husband, Darrell of Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren, Jeremiah Davis, Nathan Sandy, Christopher Blevins, Tori Hoffmann, Gina Nimmo, Rebekah Visco, Amanda Veile, Stacy May, Benjamin Cobine; 20 great-grandchildren; one great–great-grandchild; one sister, Brenda Hosmon of Marion; and her special friends, Debbie and Jack LaTempt and their sons, Kyle and Michael, and Judy Loyd.
Jan was formerly employed by Southwestern Bell later known as Illinois Bell as a service representative for 10 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Cheryl Cobine; and a son, Kevin Sandy.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, in Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the funeral home. Elder Judy Loyd will officiate. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to Community of Christ, 2001 Vaughn Road, Wood River, IL 62095, and will be accepted at the funeral home.