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Charlene Cobb Irwin, 1937 – 2020



Charlene Cobb Irwin

Charlene Cobb Irwin passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Merit Health River Region at the age of 82.

Charlene was born Dec. 16, 1937, the daughter of Henry J. Cobb and Katherine Harris Cobb. She was a lifelong resident of Vicksburg where she attended Culkin Academy, retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a member of Bovina Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, J. C. Irwin.

She is survived by her daughter, Diane Bailey (Jerry); son, Joey Irwin (Sandy); brother, C. H. “Boney” Cobb (Donna); sisters Kay Sackulin (Jim) and Bo Whittenberg (Don); grandchildren Henry Irwin, Chris Birdsong, A. J. Irwin, Matthew Bailey and Claire Bordelon; five great-grandchilden; niece Susan Stanton, and numerous other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Glenwood Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Burns officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the hour of the service. Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chrischan Bordelon, Henry Irwin, A. J. Irwin, Chris Birdsong, Matthew Bailey and Travis Sibley. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Sibley, Robert Sibley, Malcolm Harris, Doug Russell and her Bunco group.

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