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February 18, 2014

Stephen E. “Steve” Hobbs

TY TY — Stephen E. “Steve” Hobbs, 58, of Ty Ty died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Ty Ty with interment to follow at Sumner Cemetery. The Rev. Jim Duggan and the Rev. Caleb Clark will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church of Ty Ty Fellowship Hall.

Mr. Hobbs was born July 10, 1955 in Hardinsburg, Ky. to the late Earl and Grace Taul Hobbs. He had lived in Worth County for the past 10 years moving here from Tifton where he had lived since 1985. Mr. Hobbs was a retired Ag Teacher at the Tift County High School. He was the young farmer advisor. Mr. Hobbs enjoyed cooking smoked pork chops and boston butts for the FFA fund raisers. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Ty Ty.

Survivors include his wife, Anita Haman Hobbs of Ty Ty; children, Alisha Montgomery (Jimmie) of Moultrie, Aaron Wildes of Climax, Teri Clark (Caleb) of Yazoo City, Miss. and Lacey Hobbs of Jackson, Miss.; grandchildren, Wesley Montgomery, Landon Montgomery, Carolyn Grace Clark, Benjamin Clark and Joshua Clark; sister, Jacque Parrish (Buell) of St. Louis; and mother-in-law, Ilene Haman of Ty Ty.

Please sign the online guest registry at www.banksfh.com. Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

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