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Wilma L. Hobbs, 63, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013, in the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
She was born in Celina, Ohio, on Wednesday, July 19, 1950, to the late James B. Carter and the late Jessie (Myers) Carter.
She married the late Gerald Hobbs on December 28,1968, in Coldwater, Ohio, he passed away on May 8, 2011.
Wilma was a member of Cornerstone Community Church in Decatur and was a previous member of Covenant Chapel in Bluffton.
She graduated from Ivy Tech in 1997 and worked as an LPN for Markle Medical Center, retiring in 2007.
Among survivors are three daughters, Alison S. (Devon) Bantz of Bluffton, Angela N. (Anthony) Dickerson of Frankfort, and Teresa J. (Don) Hess of Decatur; a son, Timothy W. (Ellen) Hobbs of Bluffton; two sisters, Lola (Lester) McDowell of Celina, Ohio, and Virginia Wood of Fort Recovery, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, Chelsea Coons, Ashlan Coons, Caitlyn Coons, Austin Coons, Andrea Dickerson, Aaron Dickerson, Arissa Dickerson, Abigayle Dickerson, Zachary Hess, Elizabeth Hess, Ray (Chas) Stout, and Steve (Courtney) Stout; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother, James O. Carter, and two sisters, Lula Crouch and Juanita Lindley.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10 in Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, in the Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Hogg Officiating.
Interment will follow in the Decatur Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.