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Redell Cogburn

December 4, 1921 — January 2, 2015

Redell Cogburn, 93, formerly of Monahans, TX passed away on January 2, 2015. She was born on December 4, 1921 to James A. and Sally Parks.

Funeral services will be on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the Brownfield Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Billy Reed, the Church of Christ minister from Monahans, TX will be leading the service. Burial will follow in the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.

Redell was survived by her sons James D. Cogburn and wife, Shirley of Hobbs, NM and Edwin L. Cogburn of Monahans, TX. She had six grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren as well as great, great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Foy L. Cogburn, grandson James D. Cogburn II and her sister Ita M. Young.

Redell attended schools in Plains, TX, Brownfield, TX and Texas Tech University. After attending Tech she married Foy Cogburn October 30, 1942.

She was a life-long member of the Church of Christ. Redell was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed making clothing for her herself and her grandchildren. While living in Plains, TX she was a member of the garden club and won ribbons for her arrangements. Redell also enjoyed oil and water color painting, something she continued to do after she and Foy closed the Cogburn-Young Hardware and moved to a farm near Durango, Colorado. After moving to Colorado they were members of the Durango and Farmington gem and mineral clubs. They spent many years traveling and collecting rocks in the Western United States and making jewelry for friends and family. Redell was the type of person who really enjoyed visiting with family and friends and will be remembered fondly by all.

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Monday, January 5, 2015

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