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Grace Lee (Smith) Hobdy (1933 - 2000)

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Grace Lee "Gracie" Hobdy formerly Smith
Born in Baird, Callahan, Texas, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married before 1957 in Texas, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified 9 Sep 2019 | Created 21 May 2018 | Last significant change: 9 Sep 2019
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Gracie Lee Smith Texas Birth Index, Birth 18 Mar 1933 Callahan County, Texas Female Father's Name Warren A Smith Mother's Name Rosie Lee Smith Citing this Record


Grace Lee Smith Hobdy 1933-2000 GRACIE LEE HOBDY Tom Green Co. TX Obits from the San Angelo Standard-Times Sept 22-28 2000 Gracie Lee Hobdy, 67, of Grape Creek died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000, in a local hospital.

Service will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in Shaffer Funeral Home's Pioneer Chapel with burial in Pioneer Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of San Angelo.

Gracie was born March 18, 1933, in Baird, Texas, to Roselee and Warren Smith.

Gracie retired in 1998 from the Grape Creek School cafeteria after 26 years of service. She was very dedicated to her job to make sure there was breakfast and lunch for all the children and staff. Over the years she had watched a lot of children grow up, leave and return to teach at Grape Creek.

She was preceded in death by her father, Warren Smith; her mother, Roselee Davis of San Angelo; two nephews; and one granddaughter, April Star.

Survivors include one son, Harold Hobdy and wife, Nancy, of Mascoutah, Ill.; four daughters, Debra Butler and husband, Ricky, of Abilene, Linda Morgan and husband, Billy, of Grape Creek, Judy Hobdy of Abilene and Patricia Toon of Florence; one brother, Alton Smith and his wife, Vicky, of San Angelo; and two sisters, Lora Luby and Wynell Smith, both of Grape Creek. She has 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three nieces.

Pallbearers will be Gary Schelper, Paul Campos, Allen Haechten, Alton Baird, John White and Charles Gifford.


1940 Census Justice Precinct 1, Tom Green, Texas,

E W Smith Head M 34 Texas
Rosalie Smith Wife F 28 Texas
Gracie Smith Daughter F 7 Texas
Lora Mae Smith Daughter F 5 Texas
Wanell Smith Daughter F 1 Texas


  • Grace Lee Smith Hobdy 1933-2000

Tom Green Co. TX Obits from the San Angelo Standard-Times Sept 22-28 2000

"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 May 2018), Gracie Smith in household of E W Smith, Justice Precinct 1, Tom Green, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 226-18, sheet 10B, line 69, family 189,

"Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 January 2015),

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