Parking-lot prayers: Brothers’ love transcends a COVID death

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 13, 2020 1:53 PM CT | Published: December 12, 2020 4:00 AM CT

They were about as close as brothers can be, having been forced to share a bed or bedroom through childhood. COVID-19 took the life of Donnell Cobbins on Friday, Dec. 11. And Darrell Cobbins now knows the meaning of a stranger’s message to both of them when they were teenagers.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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