Velma Mitchell born 15 November 1911 Garrison, Christian County, MO; died 28 April 2005 Ozark Riverview Manor, Christian County, MO; daughter of Thomas Calvin Mitchell & Montazella Nelson. On 17 December 1931 in Christian County, Velma Mitchell married Claud Hobbs, born 8 January 1902 Chadwick, Christian County, MO; died 13 December 1973 Sparta, Christian County, MO; son of Alexander Hobbs & Millie Mae Derrick. Burial in Roberts Cemetery, Christian County, MO. Two children: Avis Nadine Hobbs married Paul Eugene Medlock on 8 September 1950. Jack Hobbs married Deloris Hambleton. Any additional information on these families would be appreciated.
Source: Marriages of Christian County, MO, Book 13, Page 289. Claud Hobbs & Velma Mitchell, Marriage Date: 17 December 1931
Source: Obituary, Springfield News Leader, 29 April 2005. Velma(Mitchell) Hobbs, age 93, Sparta, passed away Thursday, 28 April 2005, in Ozark Riverview Manor. She was born 15 November 1911 in Garrison, the daughter of Thomas Calvin & Ellen (Nelson) Mitchell. Hobbs had been a resident of Christian County most of her life. Saved at an early age, she was a homemaker first and foremost and had served as a Nurses Aide for over 30 years at Ozark Riverview Manor. One of the most important things in her life were her Sunday dinners for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, whom she dearly loved. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting, gardening and cooking. Survivors include children: Jack Hobbs and wife, Deloris, Ozark;Avis Medlock and husband, Paul, Sparta; grandchildren: Danny Hobbs and wife, Brenda, Ozark; Paula Cole and husband, Vernon, Branson; Pam Thurman and husband, Ed, Sparta; seven great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren; sisters: Donnie Lemming, Ozark; and Mary B. Stevens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Hobbs, in 1973; brothers: Orton, Clarence, and John Mitchell; sisters: Lena Rains; Bonnie Soloman; and a great-grandson, Dustain Craig Hobbs. Funeral services will be at 2p.m. on Saturday, 30 April 2005, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.Burial will follow in Roberts Cemetery. Visitation is6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Roberts Cemetery, c/o Adams Funeral Home.
Social Security Death Index. Claud Hobbs, SSN: 500-14-4774, Last Residence: 65753 Sparta, Christian County, MO, Born: 8 January 1905, Died: December 1973, State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (Before 1951).
Burial: Roberts Cemetery, Christian County, MO.
Claud Hobbs, 8 January 1905-13 December 1973
Velma (Mitchell) Hobbs, 15 November 1911-28 April 2005