Jamie Ann Cook Cogsdell passed away on Oct. 11, 2010 after an extended illness. She was born in Kansas City, Mo., on April 12, 1948 to Pauline and James Cook, and she was raised in the Houston area. Jamie married William "Willie" Cogsdell on Nov. 18, 1966, and they made their home in Robstown. Jamie loved to care for young children, enjoyed cooking and caring for her home, and found time to manage restaurants.

She is survived by her husband, Willie; two sons, Jeremy Wayne Cogsdell (Amber) of Robstown, and Alston Clifford Cogsdell (Tami) of Corpus Christi; God-daughter, Samantha Uhlenhaker of Banquete; grandchildren, Alston, Julian and Amber; two sisters, Margaret Cook Gallagher (Michael) and Sandra Cook Ellis (Michael); brother, Louis Henry Cook; uncle, Milton Hix; nieces, Kimberly Gallagher Boone (Brian), Kristy Gallagher Hovda (Hans), and Jennifer Ellis Petru (Mark), nephew, Jeffrey Ellis; sisters-in-law, Minnie, Lorene and Elisabeth; brother-in-law, Thomas; and numerous great nieces, great nephews and friends.