Jessie Ruth Cogar, 82 of Webster Springs went to Heaven on Monday, October 15, 2012 at United Hospital Center. She was born September 28, 1930 in Webster Springs to Thomas Wayne and Edna June Bullion Moore and lived the majority of her life in Webster County, formerly living in Cleveland and Eastlake, Ohio. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Webster Springs, was a former ABW member, and enjoyed the days meeting people while working at Carpenter's 5 & 10.
Jessie is survived by her husband Bernard B. Cogar of Webster Springs, with whom she just celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary on September 20. Also surviving are her daughters Kitty and husband Raymond "Ike" Norris of Colonial Beach, VA and Cynthia Ayers of Webster Springs; son Bernard "Buddy" II and wife Cynthia Cogar of Heathsville, VA; grandchildren Jason Norris of Colonial Beach, Shannon and Jessica Ayers of Webster Springs, Andrew Cogar of Colonial Beach, Nicholas Cogar of Heathsville, and was preceded in death by grandson Jeremey Norris; great-grandchildren Austin and Hunter Norris of Colonial Beach, Cheyenne Rodgers, who put a sparkle in her eyes, of Webster Springs, and Jonah Cogar of Heathsville; and sisters Martha Moore, Merle Moore, and Carolyn Burroughs all of Webster Springs. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Thomas Moore II and Jake Moore.
Friends may join the family for visitation on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 2:00 PM at the Funeral Home with Pastor Steve White officiating. Interment will follow in Miller Cemetery.