Life Story / Obituary
On Friday, January 1, 2021, LaTonya C. Cobb, loving wife of Kevin Cobb and cherished daughter of Marshall and Althea Collom, passed on at the age of 47.
LaTonya was born in Muskegon, Michigan on May 8, 1973. She was the oldest child and given her birth order she naturally took care of her younger siblings and helped raise them. LaTonya was raised in church and truly loved the Lord. With a heart for Jesus she also had a big heart for family, friends and people in general. She would faithfully shop for her father and was also shopping partners with her Aunt Cheryl Woods who LaTonya lovingly called "Uncle Flea Bag". LaTonya was known to spoil her nieces and nephews. She also had a love for children and had her own natural way with them. Ms. Cobb was also known for her great sense of humor, patience and excellent cooking ability. Growing up, LaTonya was able to go on many family trips that included visiting amusement parks, Washington D.C. and also attending many festivals and parades. She was married to Mr. Kevin Cobb for 25 years and they were together for many years prior. LaTonya's father, the Minister Marshall Collom Sr. had the honor and privilege of marrying the two. She was loved by all who knew her and will truly be missed.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband, Kevin “Hubby” Cobb; parents, Marshall Sr. & Althea Collom; sister, Jacqueline (Marcus) Walker; Brothers, Marshall Collom Jr., Michael Collom, LaMorris (Debbie) Collom, & LaMarkus Collom; nieces and nephews; two Special Cousins, Tiawana Clay & Katrise Clay, along with a host of aunties, uncles, cousins and friends. LaTonya was preceded in death by her paternal & maternal grandparents.
The family will receive visitors on Thursday, January 7, from 10:00am to 11:00am, at Cornerstone Tabernacle, 781 Lincoln Avenue, Holland. A funeral ceremony will take place at 11:00am following visitation at the church. The Reverend Douglas Wright will preside over the ceremony. After the funeral service a funeral procession to honor Latonya's legacy will make its way from Cornerstone Tabernacle to Pilgrim Home Cemetery for a graveside service and interment. Facial coverings are required for entry into the church and social distancing is encouraged.
Professional service entrusted to the Northwood Chapel.