Mildred A. Bobbett

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Mildred A. Bobbett, 86, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 25, 1920, in Vernon County, Mo., to Charles E. Sallee and Melissa Thompson Sallee. She was married March 5, 1962, in Nevada, to Frank Bobbett. He preceded her in death Dec. 16, 1965.

Mrs. Bobbett was reared in Vernon County, and lived her entire life here. She worked for 19 years at T.G. & Y and 10 years from the FRAM Company, both in Nevada. She was a member of the Community Christian Church in Nevada and Rebekah Lodge. She was faithful to her church as long as she was able.

Survivors include one daughter, Carol Jean Reedy, Winamac, Ind.; one sister, Mable Flewelling, of the home; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; three nieces, Helen Hillier, Nevada, Mary Jones, Richards, Mo., and Dorothy Manes, Clinton, Mo.; numerous great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister, Fern Hobbs.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 24, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. Wes Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Newton Burial Park in Nevada.

Friends may call now and until the time of service at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

The family suggests that memorials may be made, in her honor, to either the American Heart Association or the Nevada Community Christian Church in care of the funeral home.

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