Lula Cook Hobbs

January 10, 1924November 17, 2013

WINSTON-SALEM- Lula Paul Cook Hobbs, 89, of Winston-Salem passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born January 10, 1924 in Whiteville, NC a daughter of Linwood Paul Cook Sr. and Mamie Irene Cotten Cook. She married Walter Lee Hobbs Jr. in 1946. After 62 years of marriage he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, sister, Helen Harrelson, and brother, Linwood Paul Cook, Jr. Surviving are one brother, David Cotten Cook of Florida; one son, David Fitzgerald (and his wife, Sunnie Karin) Hobbs of Winston-Salem; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a graduate of Wake Forest College graduating Magna Cum Laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa Society. She was also a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a school teacher, guidance counselor and educator in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System. Frank Vogler and Sons Clemmons Chapel are assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fisher House Foundation.


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December 1, 2013

Jerry and Karin, We were so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We have made a contribution to Fisher House in her memory, and we hope we can see you soon to express our sympathy personally. Rolin and Dixie Barrett

November 20, 2013

Jerry and Karin ,I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with and your family.


Sharyn Jensen

November 19, 2013

My deepest heartfelt condolences to all of Lula Paul's family. Being her niece is an honor and I have fond memories of spending time with her. She will be greatly missed. Love and prayers to all of the Cook - Hobbs family.