Linda Fay Hunter Bobo

Linda Fay Hunter Bobo, 96, of Gray Court, widow of Everette P. Bobo, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 while at home surrounded by her family.

Born June 27, 1920 she was a daughter of the late J. Benjamin Hunter Sr. and the late Marie Patterson Hunter. Mrs. Bobo will be remembered for her love of family, friends, church, and for her love of teaching. She taught at Gray Court Owings High School for twenty-eight years and Laurens High School for five years. She was a Sunday School teacher at Friendship Baptist Church in Gray Court for all of her adult life. Mrs. Bobo was a member of the Fidelis Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, and shared her love for bridge with many friends.

Mrs. Bobo is survived by her daughter, Rita Bobo Garrett and her husband, Stewart H. Garrett, of Fountain Inn; four grandchildren, Hunter Bobo Garrett and his wife, Aimee Wasson Garrett, of Greenville, Gene Stewart Garrett and his wife, Pam Jennings Garrett, of the Isle of Palms, Todd Patterson Garrett and his wife, Jessica Kelley Garrett, of Charleston, and Linda-Marie Garrett Hamill and her husband, William Robert Hamill, of Isle of Palms; fourteen great-grandchildren, Rhett Garrett, Lindy Garrett, Mary Hunter Garrett, Kaia Hamill, Maggie and Hitch Garrett, Hampton Garrett, Andie Hamill, Louisa and Lila Garrett, Boden and Colby Hamill, Hank Garrett, and Della Garrett. In addition she is survived by one brother, Max P. Hunter of Ora; two sisters, Edna H. Hill of Mt. Pleasant, and Jane H. Cunningham and her husband, Rev. Ben Cunningham, of Clinton; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, J. Benjamin Hunter, Jr. and William P. Hunter, three sisters, Ruth Cranford, Louise Hughes, and Marie O’Dell Hunter; a brother-in-law, Gene Bobo, and his wife Reba; and a sister-in-law, Miriam Bobo Templeton, and her husband Jack.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016, at 2:00 pm, at Friendship Baptist Church in Gray Court with Rev. Chuck Pace and Rev. James Manning officiating.

The family will receive friends in the Church Fellowship Hall immediately following the committal service in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Friendship Baptist Church Building & Grounds Fund, 3436 Friendship Church Road, Gray Court, S.C. 29645.

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