Inez Pearl Bobbett

Friday, August 8, 2014

The Lord has taken Inez Pearl McReynolds Bobbett, of Nevada, Mo., on Aug. 5, 2014, while she was living at the Emeritus Memory Care and Dementia Center, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was a longtime resident of Nevada.

Inez Pearl McReynolds Bobbett was born April 16, 1919, on Highway 54 East in a two-story farm house near Nevada. She was the twin sister of Alice McReynolds King, also of Nevada. Preceding her in death were her parents, Roy and Mary Beatrix Hopper McReynolds, of Nevada; her husband Joseph Almer Bobbett, from Butler, Mo.; Inez' oldest brother, Walter McReynolds; her twin sister, Alice M. King; her younger brother, Roy Burt McReynolds; and an infant son, Joseph Allen Bobbett, all from Nevada.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews from both sides of her family.

Inez was wed to Joseph Almer Bobbett, of Butler, Mo., on Nov. 15 1941. Both she and her husband made Nevada their home throughout their life.

She attended Walker High School where she graduated in 1937. She was a basketball guard earning a letter "W." As a senior she was a significant part of that infamous 1937 winning basketball team that won every game and every tournament.

Inez was a faithful member of the Milo Baptist Church, of Milo, Mo. She served the congregation in many capacities, but was renowned for her famous "Angel Food Cakes" on Pot Luck Sundays.

Inez Bobbett was a member of the local Order of Eastern Star, Missouri Chapter, Nevada.
A viewing will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 10, at Ferry Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, at the Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Inez' nephew-in-law, Ralph Bowden and the Rev. Jim Davis of the Milo Baptist church will officiate at the funeral service and at a graveside service which will be held immediately following the funeral service at Newton Burial Park, in Nevada.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to a charity of your choice.

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