Weatherford Democrat

March 21, 2014

Eva Ruth Cozby

Weatherford Democrat

— Eva Ruth Cozby, 83, died March 16, 2014, in Mineral Wells.

A memorial service is 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel. Melvin Caraway will be officiating. Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Eva was born Aug. 5, 1930, in Dublin, Texas, to Everett Thurman Sr. and Agnes Francis Farley. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter, Pat Shields and husband, Carl, from Weatherford; sons, Paul Etheridge and wife, Linda, from Baytown, and Everett Payne and Mike Payne, both of Odessa; 23 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Cozby; son, Don Butler; one sister; and two brothers.

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel