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Iva Lorene Hobbs

Funeral services for Iva Lorene Hobbs, 78, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Hobbs passed away at 1:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at her home.


She was born January 21, 1940, at Corning, Arkansas, to Harvey Pounds and Hazel Garrett Pounds.  On June 25, 1957, she was married at Coloma, Michigan, to J. D. Hobbs.  Mrs. Hobbs worked at the International Shoe Factory for twenty-seven years, prior to that she was a share cropper.  She loved cooking, farming and spending time with her family and grandkids.  Mrs. Hobbs has been a member of Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle since 1983.


She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, J. D. Hobbs, of the family home; six children, Marsha Sole and husband, Dennis, Roscoe, Illinois, Jay Hobbs and wife, Rhonda, Caulfield, Missouri; Threasa Shepherd and husband, Gene, Caulfield, Missouri, Marilyn Briscoe and husband, Rodney, West Plains,  Missouri, Vicky Johnston and husband, Rick, Rogers, Arkansas and Abigia Hobbs, Hiwassee, Arkansas; eight grandchildren, Nicole, Tabitha, Kelli, Ira, Jayson, Jonah, Louie and Kimberly; twelve great-grandchildren, Bella, Harvey, Mathew, Wyatt Bailey, James, Corbin, Rodney Wade, Luke, Madyson, Taylor, Joy and Anakin; one brother, Robert Pounds and wife, Susan; two sisters, Evelyn and  Dorothy; one sister-in-law, Patsy Pounds; and several nieces and nephews.


Her parents, one brother, Carlos “Cork” Pounds, one grandson, Joshua and one great-granddaughter, Neyterri, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Fowler Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at