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Loretta Maxine Hobbs

Loretta Maxine Hobbs was born on April 19, 1938, in Colony, Okla., to the late Virgil Redis and Bertha Lee (Hudgins) Calhoun. She died June 22, 2022, in Muskogee, at the age of 84. Loretta and H.M. Hobbs were united in marriage on April 13, 1953, in Gainesville, Texas. He preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 2008.
Hobbs moved to Davis in 1951. She spent a brief time working as an LPN at hospitals in Ardmore, Sulphur and Oklahoma City. She then spent many years managing several area restaurants, including Ballard’s Drive Inn, Kent’s Truck Stop, Big Country Truck Stop and Biscuit Hill Truck Stop. After leaving the restaurant business, Loretta worked several years in housekeeping at the Falls Creek Baptist Assembly.
Survivors include two daughters, Sherrie Lathum of Davis, and Carolyn Plumbtree of Muskogee; one son, Steve Hobbs of Davis; eleven grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and one brother, Gene Calhoun of Surprise, Ariz.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., on June 28, 2022, at the Katie Cemetery.
Services are entrusted to HALE’S FUNERAL HOME, of Davis.
Online condolences may be offered at halesfuneralhomes.com.

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