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Doris C. Hobbs

Published 7:31am Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Sept. 14, 1928 –

Feb. 18, 2013

Mrs. Doris Curry Hobbs, 84, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at her home in Climax.

Services for Mrs. Hobbs will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Climax Baptist Church. The Rev. Steve Poppell will officiate. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, with Hugh Curry, Craig Curry, David Curry, Curt Curry, Bo Tate, Michael Shelley, Steve Hollingsworth and Ben Curry serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, at Climax Baptist Church.

Doris Curry was born Sept. 14, 1928, in Leon County, Fla., to Joel Peacock Curry and Laura Virginia Fairbanks Curry. On Sept. 1, 1951, she married Foy Hobbs. She and Foy moved to Climax in 1972. After 61 years of marriage, Foy preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 2012.

Doris worked in banking for over 50 years, retiring as a bank officer at First Port City Bank in Bainbridge. Mrs. Hobbs was an active member of Climax Baptist Church and the Josh Sunday School Class. She was a charter member of the Climax Community Club, Swine Time Organization, and Golden Agers. She loved the outdoors and could probably be described as a naturalist; especially loving to fish.  She was an avid reader and loved to play cards. Doris had a great sense of adventure and even bungee jumped at the age of 70.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Alma Scott and Sarah Shelley; and brother, Ben Curry Sr.

Doris Curry Hobbs is survived by her sister, Rachel Tate of Birmingham, Ala.; brothers, Hugh Curry Sr. and wife, Virginia, and Curtis Curry Sr., all of Climax; 31 nieces and nephews; and numerous friends.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Hobbs’s honor to Gentiva Hospice, 432 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819.

Cox Funeral Home is in charge.

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