Mrs. Estelle Rooks Hobbs Stapleton
STAPLETON, Ga.- Mrs. Estelle Rooks Hobbs Stapleton, 87, wife
of the late Lewis Hobbs and the late Maurice Stapleton, went home
to serve her Lord on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Westwood Nursing
Home in Evans.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 11
a.m. at Reedy Creek Baptist Church with Rev. John A. Jenkins
officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Born to the late Maybell Owens Rooks and the late Roscoe
Rooks in Warren County, she grew up and lived most of her life in
Stapleton where she was a seamstress. She was a member of Reedy
Creek Baptist Church where she served the Lord as Treasurer, in the
Joy Sunday School Class and in the WMU. Estelle loved to read,
to solve crossword puzzles, to work in her vegetable garden and to
cook-she especially enjoyed baking. Most of all, she loved her family
and friends who will miss her greatly.
Estelle's survivors include her four children, Wayne L. Hobbs
(Janie) of Thomson, June H. Glover (John) of Augusta, Kenneth A.
Hobbs (Phyllis) of St. Marks FL, and Janet L. Hobbs of Augusta;
four grandchildren, Carol H. McCorkle (Chess) of Thomson, Dana
G. Esslinger (Jeff) of Cartersville, Amy G. Scherer (Joseph) of
Martinez, and Anthony L. Hobbs (Becky) of St. Marks FL; six greatgrandchildren,
Brittany McCorkle, Chelsy McCorkle, Jonathan
McCorkle, Abby Esslinger, John Joseph Scherer, and William
Scherer; a special niece , Gail Field; and a special nephew, Allen
Pallbearers were Jeff Esslinger, David Field, Allen Hobbs, Anthony
Hobbs, Chess McCorkle, and Joseph Scherer.
Memorial contributions may be made to Reedy Creek Building
Fund, 1128 Reedy Creek Church Rd, Stapleton GA 30823.
James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, January 27, 2011