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Betty Jo Hobbs

October 10, 1931 April 15, 2018
Betty Jo Hobbs
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Obituary for Betty Jo Hobbs

Betty Jo Hobbs, 86 of Midland, died Sunday morning, April 15, 2018 at the MidMichigan Medical Center. She was born October 10, 1931 in New Harmony, IN, daughter of the late Hugar “Buck” and Nellie (Stewart) Fisher. Betty Jo attended and graduated from New Harmony High School. She married Wendell B. Hobbs on July 14, 1950. He preceded her in death February 19, 2003. Betty Jo worked for the Midland Hospital and the Midland OB/GYN Clinic. She was a member of the ‘Brats in Red Hats’ group and the Midland Baptist Church. Betty Jo also enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family, as well as playing cards with her friends at Washington Woods.

She is survived by her children Brad (Shelley) Hobbs of Midland, Doug (Cindy) Hobbs of Sanford, Debbie (Cleve) Pomranky, and Brenda Jones and family, all of New Bern, NC; 6 grandchildren Stacey (Irfan), Lisa, Aaron (Whitney), Cody, Tyler, and Cameron; one great grandchild Zoren; and many special nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Betty Jo was preceded in death by brothers Ralph, Melvin, Jim, Bill, and Wilbur Fisher as well as sister Erna Mae Culiver.

Visitation for Betty Jo will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home. Private interment at Midland Memorial Gardens will take place at a later date.

Betty Jo’s family would like to thank the doctors and staff of the MidMichigan Medical Center for her exquisite care. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Midland County Senior Services.

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6:00 PM 4/18/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/18/2018 8:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

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Midland Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

565 N Meridian Rd
Midland, MI 48640

565 N Meridian Rd Midland 48640 MI
United States

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