Sheila Fountain Cosby


Sheila Fountain Cosby, 51, of Center, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019, in Nacogdoches.

Funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Son Windham officiating. Interment will follow at Old Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Ms. Cosby was born May 14, 1968, to Homer Fountain Jr. and Wanda Williams Fountain. Her hobbies included fishing, crafting, and being with grandkids and family. She was a member of White Rock Baptist Church.

She is survived by: 

Her children: 
Ashley Cosby of Douglass
William Wesley Cosby Jr. of Center
Brandon Chase Shields of Joaquin

Steven Mahaffey of Douglass
Jaiden Mahaffey of Douglass
Braelynn Cosby of Cherino

Sister: Jill Parker and husband Steve of Center

Brother: Randy Fountain

Numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She is preceded in death by her father, Homer Fountain Jr.; mother and stepfather, Wanda and Jeff Coats; grandparents, Rachel and Jack Fountain, Vaudine Adams, and John Thomas Williams Jr.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Thompson, John Kevin Cosby, Steven Mahaffey, Steve Parker, Lonnie Whitton, and Chase Shields. Honorary pallbearer will be Taylor Bryce.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to help with final expenses.

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