Jackie Marilyn (Hobbs) Hoggard, 70, of Batesville, Arkansas, passed away at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas on June 13, 2019. Jackie was born on September 20, 1948 in Thayer, Missouri, to the late Joe J. and Dorthy (Smith) Hobbs.
After working 20+ years at Eastman Chemical Company she left to focus on her dream of opening her own restaurant, Jackie’s Café, which she owned for many years. She served her community as a volunteer for the Southside School District and was commonly known as “Granny” for the kindergarten reading programs. Jackie was a faithful member of the Southside Assembly of God where she was involved in many ministries. She loved her church family very much.
Jackie is survived by her four daughters, Gina Crabtree of Southside, Arkansas, Rebecca Hobbs of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Jodie (Mark) Marsh of Evening Shade, Arkansas and Shelly (Paul Ray) Vititow, of Sulphur Springs, Texas; seven grandchildren, Caleb Bagwell, Joshua Seat, Zachary Cahall, Brittany Woodworth, Reagan Humphrey, Taylor Smith, and Hesston Humphrey; four great-grandchildren, Bryce Seat, Olivia Smith, Benjamin Smith, and Ruby Cahall; two sisters, Bonnie Nicklen and Naomi McKinney both of Arkansas; two brothers, Ted Hobbs and Douglas Hobbs both of Arkansas and several nieces and nephews.
Jackie is preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Dorthy Hobbs and brother, JD Hobbs.
Services will be held at the Southside Assembly of God in Southside, Arkansas on June 18, 2019 beginning at 2:00 PM with Bro. Todd Harder and Bro. Brian Ryals officiating. Burial will follow in the Alderbrook Cemetery in Desha, Arkansas. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 12:00 PM.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Shawn Campbell, Corey Nichols, Tim Hobbs, Jeff Fuller, Hesston Humphrey, and Caleb Bagwell. Honorary pallbearers are Zachary Cahall, Sam Collins, Joshua Seat, Randy McKinney and Aubrey Gaither.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.dotysouthsidefuneral.com