1948 — 2021
Mrs. Venolia Cobbs-Hackley peacefully received her heavenly homecoming on February 5, 2021 at UTMB Victory Lakes. Mrs. Venolia Cobbs-Hackley was born to Mel Dee Cobbs, Sr. and Celestine Cobbs on December 12, 1948 in Galveston, Texas. Mrs. Hackley graduated from Lincoln High School in 1967. Mrs. Hackley also graduated from Texas Southern Business School in 1969. Mrs. Hackley was the first African American hired to work in the business office at Mainland Center Hospital. Mrs. Hackley retired from after 41 years with the hospital. Mrs. Hackley loved holidays, spending time with family and friends, shopping, spa days, traveling, casinos, spending lots of time with grandson (the Light of...