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Woodrow Thomas Cogburn

December 10, 1943 — December 22, 2023


     Woodrow Thomas Cogburn, 80, of Marion, passed away Friday, December 22, 2023, at McDowell Hospital.


     Woodrow was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on December 10, 1943, to the late Cecil Cogburn and Dorothy King Cogburn. He enjoyed walking in the mountains, digging for ginseng, and fishing. Woodrow was known as a man who enjoyed helping others. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.


     He is survived by his beloved wife, Brenda Lee Cogburn; seven children, Bobby Green (Pam), Shannon Morris (Matt), Michelle Cogburn, Melissa Ayers (Tadd), Crystal Andrews (Ray), Ashley Cannon (Donnie), and Paul Cogburn; a sister, Anette Plemmons (Wayne); three brothers, Ron Cogburn (Kathy), Larry Cogburn (Barbara), and Doug Cogburn (Margie); fourteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a special cousin, Don Cogburn.


     The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2023, at Beam Funeral Service.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory

2170 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752

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