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Virginia Hobdy

December 16, 1914 — July 26, 2020

In Memory of

Virginia “Nym” Binnion Hobdy

December 16, 1914 – July 26, 2020

Virginia “Nym” Binnion Hobdy, age 105, died peacefully on July 26, 2020 at Cal Turner Specialty Care and Rehab.

The Allen County native was the wife of the late Arthur Rivers Hobdy Jr., the daughter of the late Samuel Harston Binnion and Mary Elizabeth Sweatman Binnion and preceded in death by her son in law Earl Wilson.   The oldest member of the Scottsville Baptist Church she was very active and independent, participating in Scottsville Women’s Club, VFW Auxillary (Life-time member), Democratic Women’s Club, Red Hat Club, and bridge clubs and working at a variety of businesses including owning and operating Hobdy’s Florist until suffering a stroke in 2012.  An avid reader she enjoyed family, knitting, sewing, cooking, parties, U. K. Basketball and Tiger Woods.

She is survived by her two daughters, Harriette Wilson of Orange City, FL and Nan Williams (David) of Scottsville, KY, two grandsons David Scott Williams (Lisa) and Tony Wilson (Amy), six great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter and sister in law Effie Buchanon.

Due to mandates from Governor Bashear the services for Nym Hobdy have been changed to private family visitation and funeral.

There will be an online video funeral tribute at 2:00 PM CDT Friday July 31, 2020 that will be viewable below at that time and for an extended time in the future.

Memorial donations may be made to the Scottsville Baptist Church.

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