Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

June 25, 2013

Mary Brown Hobbs of Plainfield


June 21, 2013

Mary Brown Hobbs of Plainfield died last Friday. She was 89.

Born July 31, 1923, in Pleasant Hill, La., she was a daughter of the late James Charles and Cleopatria (McNaughton) Brown.

The family moved to Greenwood, where she graduated from high school and went on to Butler University. Besides being a homemaker, she worked for L.S. Ayres and Co., Curtis Wright Engineering, Pictorial Publishers, and Projected House of Sound.

She was a member of Kappa Kappa Kappa sorority and Plainfield Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas P. Hobbs; sons James Hobbs and wife Cheryl and Fred Hobbs and wife Debbie; a brother, Wilder Brown; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.

Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home. Entombment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery.

Calling is for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Hendricks County Meals on Wheels program or to Plainfield Christian Church.

Online condolences may be made to the Hobbs family at www.hamptongentry.com.