Cathy Coleson Cobo

Published 3:36 pm Thursday, August 22, 2019

Cathy Coleson Cobo, 64, formerly of Columbia and most recently a resident of Columbia, SC, died August 14 at Prisma Health Baptist Hospital, Columbia, SC.

Cathy was born in Norfolk, Va., June 7, 1955 to the late Kenneth and Bobby Barnes Coleson. She was married to Tony Cobo, who survives.

She was a dedicated worker serving as a manager in retail sales. She was known for her welcoming spirit, always opening her door to anyone who needed a place to stay, and she enjoyed playing Bingo and watching dolphins.

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A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m., August 21 at Bryan Funeral Service – Columbia Chapel. Thomas Biggs will officiate. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the home of Brian and Hannah Nicholson, 4518 Pea Ridge Road, Roper.

In addition to her husband surviving are sons Brian Nicholson and wife, Hannah of Roper, Tony Coleson and Stetson Sexton both of Columbia; grandchildren Tyler Coleson, Peyton Nicholson, Keeley Pinner, Crystal Coleson, Eli Nicholson, Emma Nicholson, Preston Sexton and Cooper Coleson; brothers James Young of Columbia, Donald Coleson of Panama City, Fla. and Ricky Young of Jamesville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother Kenneth Coleson.

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Columbia. Online sympathy messages can be directed to