Friday, April 23, 2010

Constance K. Hobbs (April 22, 2010)

Constance Kaye “Connie” Hobbs, age 63 of Greenville, Ohio lost her courageous 2 year battle against breast cancer on Thursday April 22, 2010 at Hospice of Dayton. Connie was born on February 24, 1947 in Anderson, Indiana to Bernard K. Dent of Greenville and the late Mary Jane (Dawley) Dent.

She was the dedicated wife of Duane Hobbs, whom she married November 29, 1969. The loving mother of Stacy Hobbs and Scott (Michelle) Hobbs all of Greenville, Ohio; the cherished sister of Christy (Jason) Fisher of Greenville and David (Barb) Dent of Rockford, Ill.; grandma of Lillian, Madeline and Lincoln Hobbs; aunt of 1 niece and 3 nephews. Connie was preceded in death by 2 nephews.

Connie was a devoted Registered Nurse and teacher who especially cherished her dear friends and colleagues at Upper Valley Joint Vocational School as well as her longtime friends near and far. She was a 1965 graduate of Grenville High School and a 1968 graduate of the Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing. Connie was a dedicated RN of Doctors Graves and Garrison and Dr. William S. Elliott. She taught the Diversified Health Occupations Program at Greenville High School prior to teaching the current Medical Tech Prep Program at UVJVS for nearly 25 years before her retirement.

Connie was a member of the Order of the Rainbow for Girls, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, served on the Financial Assistance for Medical Emergencies (FAME) board in many capacities, instructed Lamaze Childbirth classes for numerous years, a member of the Darke County Nurse Education Council, and a member of First United Methodist Church of Greenville where she performed in the Hand Bell Choir for many years.

A Celebration of Connie’s Life will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday May 1, 2010 in the First United Methodist Church 202 West Fourth Street Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Joe Payne officiating. Burial at the convenience of the family will take place in the Abbottsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the Celebration of Life Service in the Church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to FAME at P.O. Box 133 Greenville, Ohio, 4533l.

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