Lora Yvonne Cobble, 49, of Greeneville, was welcomed into Heaven on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her caring family after a courageous 10 month battle against pancreatic cancer. She was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and strong minded business woman. She founded her own law firm, image consulting firm, and distributorship. Other talents she enjoyed were sewing, baking, real estate investing and staging. Her Christian faith gave her the foundation to develop the perseverance she would use for her whole life. She saw the potential in everyone and was a natural encourager.\n \nLora practiced in the areas of criminal and family law at her law firm, Cobble Law Office & Mediation Center PLLC, which was formed in January 2018. Lora earned her bachelor of arts degrees in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Tennessee, where she was a member of the Psi Chi International Society and the Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society. She earned her law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law with a concentration in Advocacy and Dispute Resolution.\n \nWhile attending law school, Lora was a member of the Moot Court Board, Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, Law Women, Christian Legal Society, Student Bar Association, and Native American Law Students Association. She competed in several moot court and trial competitions, which included a national competition in Federal Indian Law at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. Lora’s law professors nominated her to the National Order of the Barristers, a prestigious award bestowed upon only ten members of each graduating class for excelling in oral advocacy and brief writing skills and activities.\n \nLora honorably served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) and in other various supporting roles with the legal profession for over a decade. Additionally in her career, she founded Image CEO as a certified image consultant as a graduate of the London Image Institute in Atlanta. She also was the first independent distributor in Greene County for Premier Designs in 2001. She grew the business for 6 years where she made many life-long friends and left the foundation of distributorship still going strong today.\n \nHer life was summed up best by the verse Proverbs 31:8-9. “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed. Yes, speak up for the poor and helpless, and see that they get justice.”\n \nShe is survived by her devoted and loving husband: Mike Cobble; daughter: Brittany ( Samuel) West; son: Brendan Cobble; mother: Nellie Bowers; brother: Erik Bowers; nephews: Dayton and Isaac Bowers; mother-in-law: Brenda Cobble; sister-in-law: Lisa (Jeff) Idell; nephews: Joshua (Madison) and Jordan Idell; brother-in-law: Ricky (Gena) Cobble; nephews: Grayson and Drew Cobble; best friend: Tracy Olson; special fur baby: Gucci.\n \nShe was preceded in death by her father: Rick Bowers; maternal grandparents: Ada and Dale Cox; paternal grandparents: Ruby Breedlove and Hobart Bowers; father-in-law: Jack Cobble.\n \nThe family will receive friends Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 1-3 & 5-7pm at Jeffers Funeral Chapel in Afton. \nThe funeral service will be Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1 PM at Jeffers Funeral Chapel in Afton with Pastor Tootie Wright officiating.\n \nInterment will be at Hardins Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Greene County Honor Guard and the United States Army performing Military Honors.\n \nPallbearers will be: Joshua Idell, Jordan Idell, Dayton Bowers, Isaac Bowers, Grayson Cobble, and Drew Cobble.\n \nHonorary pallbearers will be: Don Jenkins, Judge Thomas Wright, Kidwell King, Judge David Leonard, Brent Woolsey, and Grant Davis.\n \nIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Isaiah 117 House at: P.O. Box 842, Elizabethton TN 37644 or online at https://isaiah117house.com/ \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nLora Cobble, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.