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Ramona "Dee" Prewitt Hobbs

March 16, 1939 — August 30, 2023

Forest City, NC

Ramona “Dee” Prewitt Hobbs, age 84, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at her residence.

Dee was born Thursday, March 16, 1939 in Rutherford County to the late Robert Edward Prewitt, Sr. and Mary Quinn Womick Prewitt. She was a graduate of Cool Springs High School, class of 1958 and worked for Cone Mills for thirty years before retirement. She was a member of Christian Fellowship Missionary Methodist Church formerly Sisk Memorial Missionary Methodist Church. Dee enjoyed scrapbooking, coloring, reading, listening to Christian music and taking walks. She loved all animals, especially horses.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Earnest Edward Prewitt, Paul Wesley Prewitt, George Oliver Prewitt, Robert Edward Prewitt, Jr. and sisters, Annie Maude Strickland, Ava Lois Crawford and Mary Ellen Brennan.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, James Hobbs; daughter, Anita Fay Ledbetter Russell (Bob) of Burwick, PA; sons, Jason Robert Ledbetter (Erin) of Bostic and Tim Ledbetter (Peggy) of Spindale; her twin sister, Rachel “Lee” Cope of Forest City; stepson, Ricky Hobbs of Sandy Mush; stepdaughters, Teresa Owens of Missouri, Gail Hobbs of Ellenboro; eleven grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, September 5th at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Pastor Lanny J. Funchess officiating. Interment will follow at Cliffside Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

     Memorial donations are requested to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC  28043.


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