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7/10/2017 2:00:00 PM
Roberta M. Hobbs
April 24, 1932 - July 7, 2017
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Roberta M. Hobbs, 85, of Taylorville, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at her residence.

Roberta was born on April 24, 1932 in Springfield the daughter of Harvey Alva and Edith Roberta Pourchot Womack.

Roberta began working in the cafeteria for the schools in Edinburg before going on to work at the Taylorville Correction Center where she retired.

She is survived four sons: Stephen (Sheila) Hobbs of Edinburg, Mark (Sandy) Hobbs of Warrensburg, Mo., David (Jan) Hobbs and Tim (Gayle) Hobbs both of Casa Grande, Ariz.; eight grandchildren: Sara (Tony) Ellinger, Jared (Krista) Hobbs, Jackie (Charly) Crawford, JoEllen (Kurt) Champley, Shane (Brittney) Hobbs, Amy (Gregory) Verbiski, Denee (Brian) Kramer and Ty (Nikki) Hobbs; five step-grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; twelve step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Rolla Womack; one sister, Marilyn Scott; one brother-in-law, Hewsey Copelin; three sisters-in-law: Delores Hobbs, Marilyn and Virginia Womack; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Wilson Park Funeral Home in Edinburg. Burial will follow at Edinburg Cemetery. Wilson Park Funeral Home, 109 E. Washington St., Edinburg, Ill. 62531 is in charge of arrangements. Visit their online obituary at

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