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From Debbie Warren Sherman: Phyliss passed away in Austin on November 23, 2000 where she lived and was survived by her husband Frank Cobb.
Randy Willis found this on the internet, from the Texas Legislature:
R E S O L U T I O N
WHEREAS, The family and friends of Phyllis Chamlee Cobb of Austin were deeply saddened by the untimely passing of this esteemed Texan on November 23, 2000, at the age of 48; and
WHEREAS, A Plan II graduate with a master's degree in education from The University of Texas at Austin, Mrs Cobb was for 25 years an invaluable State of Texas employee whose outstanding service greatly benefited those Texans who received Medicaid, food stamps, or TANF in the last 15 years; and
WHEREAS, Dedicating two decades to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS), Mrs. Cobb began her exceptional career as a computer operator; through one of DHS's early programmer apprenticeships, she became a computer programmer and later worked as a database administrator and leader of the database group; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Cobb is remembered for her insistence on high standards and willingness to work long hours and weekends to ensure that benefits to her clients were not disrupted; selfless and deeply committed, she supported her staff and shared with them her wealth of knowledge while always keeping benefit recipients as her highest priority; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed lady was a devoted wife and a beloved friend to many, and by deeply touching the lives of countless individuals, she truly made the world a better place; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 77th Texas Legislature hereby honor the memory of Phyllis Cobb and extend sincere sympathy to the members of her family: to her husband, Frank Cobb; to her mother, Blanche Henager; to her brother, James Chamlee; to her stepsisters, Ann Joseph and Jean Jenkins; to her stepbrother, Ray Henager; and to her nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends; and, be it further
RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be prepared for her family and that when the Texas House of Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Phyllis Chamlee Cobb.
Speaker of the House
I certify that H.R. No. 996 was unanimously adopted by a rising vote of the House on May 11, 2001. Chief Clerk of the House