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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery

3969 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA

OBITUARY

Anne Jane Plaugher Hobby

April 27, 1934November 4, 2019

Anne Jane Plaugher Hobby went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, November 4, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at First Presbyterian Church Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Rev. John Kinser and Rev. Chip Miller officiating. The family will greet friends following the service. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Anne Hobby to First Presbyterian Church Women of the Church, 682 Mulberry St, Macon, GA 31201 or to Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31210. Anne was born in Coalinga, California to the late Eli Plaugher and Anna Wilson Plaugher on April 27, 1934. She married the late James Glenn Hobby, Jr on February 5, 1955 and were happily married for 56 years. The couple moved to Georgia two years later to raise their family. Anne was an active and dedicated member of First Presbyterian Church, Macon. She was a member for over fifty years. She served her church by faithfully visiting the shut – ins and delivering roses from her personal garden. Anne was an honorary life member of Women in the Church where she established a cooking ministry to serve the families in times of need. Anne was young at heart, kind in spirit and was filled with wisdom and wit. She loved everyone she met. Anne is survived by her children; Marilyn (Robert) Stamps of Macon, Georgia, James “Jim” Glenn Hobby, III of Milledgeville, Georgia, Julie (Steve) Strange of Macon, Georgia, Elizabeth Hobby of Landstuhl, Germany; Grandchildren Scott (Maggie) Stamps of Charleston, South Carolina, Bryant (Amanda) Stamps of Athens, Georgia, Luke (Lindsay) Knight of Birmingham, Alabama, Andy Knight of Truckee, California, Anne Jane Strange of Macon, Georgia, Jessica Hobby Helms of Milledgeville, Georgia, Jamie Hobby Smith of Milledgeville, Georgia; Thirteen great grandchildren; a brother, Walter (Aleece) Plaugher of Rio Vista, California; sister in laws, Ida (Ronnie) Cone, Elaine Arias, Janet Hobby, Jean Plaugher, Vicky Plaugher; and many nieces and nephews Visit www.maconmp.com to express condolences. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • Anne is survived by her children; Marilyn (Robert) Stamps of Macon, Georgia, James “Jim” Glenn Hobby, III of Milledgeville, Georgia, Julie (Steve) Strange of Macon, Georgia, Elizabeth Hobby of Landstuhl, Germany; Grandchildren Scott (Maggie) Stamps of Charleston, South Carolina, Bryant (Amanda) Stamps of Athens, Georgia, Luke (Lindsay) Knight of Birmingham, Alabama, Andy Knight of Truckee, California, Anne Jane Strange of Macon, Georgia, Jessica Hobby Helms of Milledgeville, Georgia, Jamie Hobby Smith of Milledgeville, Georgia; Thirteen great grandchildren; a brother, Walter (Aleece) Plaugher of Rio Vista, California; sister in laws, Ida (Ronnie) Cone, Elaine Arias, Janet Hobby, Jean Plaugher, Vicky Plaugher; and many nieces and nephews

Services

  • A Celebration of Life Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, November 8, 2019

Memories

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Kathy Tillman

November 8, 2019

Many happy memories of our elementary years with your sweet beautiful Mama. May God give your family comfort in your grief. Love and prayers

George & Sylvia Archibald

November 7, 2019

We send our deepest sympathy to all the family and are so deeply sorry for your loss. Mrs. Hobby was one of the sweetest ladies we have had the pleasure of knowing. It was truly an honor. We will miss our phone conversations with her. Elizabeth, you know how much we love you and we send our love to you and all the family. You are in our hearts and prayers.
God's blessings be with you during this most difficult time.
Sylvia & George Archibald

Keith and Barbara Brady

November 7, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Keith and Barbara

Katie Lindley

November 5, 2019

I cannot remember Anne without seeing her radiant smile and sweet, loving presence. She is truly missed.

Katelyn Hamm

November 5, 2019

I remember going to her house with Destiney (great granddaughter) every time we were able to. She would always welcome me into her home as one of her own and for that I will always remember her.

Shannon & Kent McCormick

November 5, 2019

Anne was a lovely lady and we were blessed to know her. We are especially thankful for the many ways she brought glory to God by serving our church family. We were blessed to have her in our lives! May the Lord comfort you as you miss her.

Karen Roberts

November 5, 2019

What a kind and beautiful woman! Such wonderful memories withJulie and her sweet Mama in my childhood. Prayers for all the family🙏🙏🙏

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Anne Jane Plaugher Hobby went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, November 4, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at First Presbyterian Church Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Rev. John Kinser and Rev. Chip Miller officiating. The family will greet friends following the service. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Anne Hobby to First Presbyterian Church Women of the Church, 682 Mulberry St, Macon, GA 31201 or to Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31210.
Anne was born in Coalinga, California to the late Eli Plaugher and Anna Wilson Plaugher on April 27, 1934. She married the late James Glenn Hobby, Jr on February 5, 1955 and were happily married for 56 years. The couple moved to Georgia two years later to raise their family. Anne was an active and dedicated member of First Presbyterian Church, Macon. She was a member for over fifty years. She served her church by faithfully visiting the shut – ins and delivering roses from her personal garden. Anne was an honorary life member of Women in the Church where she established a cooking ministry to serve the families in times of need. Anne was young at heart, kind in spirit and was filled with wisdom and wit. She loved everyone she met.
Anne is survived by her children; Marilyn (Robert) Stamps of Macon, Georgia, James “Jim” Glenn Hobby, III of Milledgeville, Georgia, Julie (Steve) Strange of Macon, Georgia, Elizabeth Hobby of Landstuhl, Germany; Grandchildren Scott (Maggie) Stamps of Charleston, South Carolina, Bryant (Amanda) Stamps of Athens, Georgia, Luke (Lindsay) Knight of Birmingham, Alabama, Andy Knight of Truckee, California, Anne Jane Strange of Macon, Georgia, Jessica Hobby Helms of Milledgeville, Georgia, Jamie Hobby Smith of Milledgeville, Georgia; Thirteen great grandchildren; a brother, Walter (Aleece) Plaugher of Rio Vista, California; sister in laws, Ida (Ronnie) Cone, Elaine Arias, Janet Hobby, Jean Plaugher, Vicky Plaugher; and many nieces and nephews
Visit www.maconmp.com to express condolences.
Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.