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Frances Faye Vinson Hobbs

July 16, 2013

Frances Faye Vinson Hobbs, 81, of Big Spring died Sunday, July 14, 2013, in a Lubbock hospice facility. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Family Faith Victory Center with Brother Neil Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at the funeral home.
She was born April 15, 1932, in Hatchel, Texas, and married Johnnie A. Hobbs Jr. on Aug. 14, 1948, in Big Spring, Texas.

Faye moved to Howard County in 1940 and graduated from Big Spring High School in 1949. She started working for First National Bank at the age of 16 and retired after 49 years. She and Johnnie owned Cowboys Restaurant for 11 years.

She was a lifelong member of Cedar Ridge Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Johnnie A. Hobbs Jr. of Big Spring; one son, Leon Hobbs and wife Frances of Big Spring; two daughters, Anita Cline and husband John of Big Spring and Karen Leonard and husband Mike of Andrews; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Burley and Lula Frances Ward Vinson; and a brother, Milton Vinson.

The family suggests memorials be made to Alzheimer's Association — Greater West Texas Chapter, 4400 N. Big Spring, Suite C-32, Midland, Texas 79705.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com

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