SURFSIDE BEACH, SC — Wanda Ellen “Cookie” Cogar, age 86, of Surfside Beach, SC, formerly of Orrville, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at her home in Surfside Beach, following a period of declining health.
Wanda was born on January 17, 1934, in Cedarville, West Virginia, to the late Romeo and Rose (White) Reed and graduated from Normantown High School (WV), class of 1954. She married Hurley B. Isenhart on September 24, 1955. Hurley died on April 23, 1980 and she later married Neil D. Buckey on June 19, 1982. Neil died on November 12, 1991. Wanda married Lawrence “Bill” Cogar on May 28, 1999. Bill died March 24, 2009.
She worked as a Dispatcher for City of Orrville for 30 years, retiring in 1991. Wanda was a member of Orrville Baptist Church and enjoyed traveling and attending gospel concerts. She was President of the Cogar Singing Jubilee for 25 years.
Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey (Robin) Isenhart of Wooster and Damon (Cheryl) Isenhart of Surfside Beach, SC; six grandchildren, Jason Isenhart, Tiffany Isenhart, Kianna (Dan) Amstutz, J.B. (Kassandra) Isenhart, Aron Isenhart, and Matthew Isenhart; six great grandchildren, Zachary and Haylee Isenhart, Gavin Isenhart, Jaiden, and Treyton Kemp, and Alli Marie Grace Isenhart; and two special cousins, Glenna England and Elaine Stevens.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jennifer Lynne Isenhart; great granddaughter, Ahna Lynn Leeann Isenhart; brother, Robert Reed; sister, Ilene Turner; special niece, Jean Brown
Friends may call on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Orrville Baptist Church, 204 Bell Avenue, Orrville, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, at Orrville Baptist Church, with Pastor Bradley Dews officiating. Burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society at cancer.org or the American Diabetes Association at diabetes.org.
Auble Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Although the public visitation and service is exempt from the current gathering limitations, the risk of virus transmission from one person to another still exists. Visitors are asked to wear masks if possible, practice social distancing, and adhere to the posted signs and spacing limitations. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at the funeral home’s web site at www.aublefuneralhome.com.