Doris Hobson

Doris Greene Hobson, 85, of Gouge Cove Road, Bakersville, went home to be with the Lord Oct. 14, 2018. She was a native of Mitchell County and a daughter of the late Marvin and Inez Phillips Greene. She was a homemaker and a member of Fork Mountain Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Joann Hobson Young, of Spruce Pine, and Sharon Hobson Fox (Kenneth), also of Spruce Pine; three grandchildren, Donna Wardle, Amanda Carpenter and Chad Fox (Diane); and four great-grandchildren, Cody Wardle, Lexie Wortman, Jada Wortman and Zoey Wortman.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband, Howard Hobson; sisters, Earlene Baker, Ann Jean Ledford and Estelle Baker; brothers, James Greene, Ralph Greene, Jack Greene, Townzel Greene and Tom Greene; and great-great-grandson, Caleb Fox.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Fork Mountain Baptist Church with Tommy Thomas and Danny Silver officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be to Hospice an Palliative Care of The Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Hobson family.

The MItchell News

Mailing Address: PO Box 339 
Spruce Pine, NC 28777 
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