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Iona Hobbs

May 10, 1929 — January 25, 2018

Olive Iona Hobbs,
age 88, of Clarksville, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday afternoon, January 25, 2018 at the Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Ohio.
She was born May 10, 1929 in Sturgeon, Kentucky, daughter of the late Howell Cobb & America (Sparks) Brewer.  On April 21, 1947, she married Eugene W. Hobbs, who passed away November 16, 1999.
Iona was a faithful member of Sligo Baptist Church for over 60 years.
Surviving are her children- Pamela (Steven) Bradley, Donna (John) Barton, Peggy (Larry) Barton, Jeffrey (Pamela) Hobbs, and  Mark Hobbs; 9 grandchildren-
Tammy Cranmer,  Gregory Barton,  Kelly Walker,  Kevin Barton,  Danielle Eades,  Brock Bradley,  Daniel Hobbs,  Thomas (Jordan) Hobbs,  Madison Hobbs; great-grandchildren- Alexandria (Luke) McSurley, Luke Walker, Abigail Cranmer, Brady Barton, Morghan Eades, Avery Cranmer, Cole Engle, Shannon Eades, Camryn Barton, Blaine Engle, Kennedy Eades, Conner Barton, Matt (Shelby) Walker, Brenna Eades, Paige Barton, Mackenzie (Jeffrey) Walker, Aidan Eades, Liam Eades, Bo Bradley, Brett Bradley, Jayden Hobbs, Coralei Hobbs, Liora Hobbs; 2 great-great-grandchildren on the way;  brothers-in-law-David "D.D" Hobbs; and  sister-in-law-Pat  Cornett.
In addition to her parents and husband,  Iona was preceded in death by her brothers- Urban Brewer, Austin Brewer & Theodore Brewer; and  sisters- Georgia Brewer, Mary McGeorge, Ruby Wilson, Beryl Hollingsworth, Clarance Taylor, Norma Bennett, & Pearl McCollum and brother-in-law- Jack Hobbs.

Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Sligo Baptist Church with Pastors Ryan Hysell and  Jack Creditt  officiating.  Interment will follow in the Clinton County Memory Gardens, Wilmington, Ohio.
Friends will be received from 5-8 PM, Monday, January 29, 2018 at the Sligo Baptist Church.
Contributions in Iona's memory may be made to the Sligo Baptist Church, 249 South Beechgrove Road, Wilmington, Ohio   45177.  To sign the online guest book, go to

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