June 22 1933 October 13 2019
Jaska Ruth Moore Hobbs, on October 13, 2019 by the Grace of God, arrived in the presence of her Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. She was 86. Jaska is a 61 year resident of White House and Sumner County. A native of Maury County, she was born at home on the family farm. Jaska was educated in the public schools of Maury County attending Culleoka School and graduating from Columbia Central High School the class of 1951. She attended Columbia Business College. Jaska was always grateful to have been reared a “farm girl” where she learned how to be resourceful and the importance of work. She was a talented cook, seamstress, and homemaker. During Jaska’s youth and teen years, she was a very active member of the 4-H Club. She was the Tennessee State winner in wool dressmaking in 1951 representing the State at the 4-H National Congress. Early in her adult years, she served in various capacities utilizing her training in bookkeeping and stenography. Jaska loved people and she never met a stranger. It was part of her spiritual DNA to live out the Command of Jesus to love people more than yourself. Jaska provided home-cooked meals to those in need, assisted others with medical issues, used the ministry of sending cards of encouragement to thousands to lift their spirits in a time of need. She never sent a card without utilizing her talent of writing a personal message. Jaska’s first priority was following the teachings of Jesus followed by her love for family. As a devoted Mother, she taught her children at home in addition to their instruction in the public school. She was actively involved in each of her children’s academic and sports events. Jaska accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior as a twelve-year-old at the McCains Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was an active member of the Church at Grace Park in White House, where she was involved over the years in all phases of church life. Jaska is a former First Lady of White House, devoting her energy to the development of White House focused on its park and athletic facilities. Jaska loved to travel with her family and friends visiting our beautiful national parks and historic sites. She was an avid photographer. Jaska is survived by her husband of 66 years, Billy S. Hobbs, the love of her life; Her sons Jeffrey Moore Hobbs (Anna), Joseph Sewell Hobbs (Karen), James Franklin Hobbs (Rita); 4 Grandchildren, Jenna Hobbs McCarthy (Gary), Joshua M. Hobbs (Chelsea), Dr. Luke J. Hobbs (Chelsea), Leah Hobbs Swafford (Ryan); 8 great-grandchildren, Jaelyn, Laney, Hayden, Britton, Brileigh, Maddox, Harper, Rowan and Asher; Her brother, Virgil H. Moore, Jr.; nephew, William G. Moore, Sr. She is preceded in death by her parents Virgil H. Moore and Fannie Mai Arterburn; infant brother, Jerry A. Moore. Jaska is survived by numerous Tennessee and Texas Cousins. A Celebration of Love service will be held in the Chapel of the Church at Grace Park on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 10AM, with Pastor Bob Cook, Eulogist. Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday, October 15, 2019 5-7PM at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House and 9-10AM on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the chapel of the Church at Grace Park. Private interment will be held in the Historic Pleasant Mount Cemetery in Maury County. Pallbearers will be grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the competent staff of White House Health Care and Avalon Hospice for their compassionate care of Jaska. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jaska’s memory may be directed to the Jaska Moore Hobbs Scholarship Fund for Christian Education c/o Christian Community Schools 506 Hester Drive White House, TN 37188 REMAINS REST AT AUSTIN & BELL 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188 (615)672-5000 www.austinandbell.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jaska Ruth Hobbs please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jaska Ruth Hobbs June 22 1933 October 13 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Greenbrier, state: Tennessee