Obituary of Wilma Blanche Mobley
Wilma Blanche Mobley, 93, of Harrodsburg, KY, passed away at 6:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 12, 2019, while staying at the Willows at Citation in Lexington, Kentucky.
She was born February 6, 1926, in Washington County to the late Worley Cassius Lay and Isa Mae (Adkinson) Lay and attended Mackville School. Her marriage of 69 years was to Ernest Mobley on December 8, 1945; he preceded her in death on September 17, 2015.
After raising her four young children, Mrs. Mobley took a job at Cricketeer Clothing Manufacturers in Harrodsburg where she worked as a seamstress for over twenty-five years.
Mrs. Mobley was a long-time member of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School Classes for pre-school children for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her gardening skills planting and nurturing a variety of flowers in her yard earned her recognition through a featured article in the Harrodsburg Herald newspaper.
Survivors are her sister, Virginia Isham of Lawrenceburg; a brother, Leo (Doris) Lay of Willisburg; children Brenda (Bob) Young of Comfort, TX, Judy (Bob) Boggs of Lexington, Danny (Cathy) Mobley of Harrodsburg, and David (Pam) Mobley of Danville; her grandchildren, Missy (Bobby) Walden of Harrodsburg, Matthew Riddell of Louisville, Michael Mobley of Frankfort, Amy (Aaron) Detjen of Lexington. Alison Young of Comfort, TX; her great grandchildren, Nick Walden, Lauren Riddell, Quentin Mobley, Ella Detjen, Liam Detjen, Jackson Rivenburgh, Ava Riddell, Norah Detjen, Libby Walden, Chloe Rivenburgh, Lia Riddell, and Charlie Myers.
Preceding her in death with her parents and husband are sisters, Isa Bell Coulter, Mary Lee Coker, Amie Ross, and Mayola Meadows; brothers, Frank Lay, Paul Lay, Hobert Lay, Dudley Lay, Alvie Lay, Hollis Lay, and an infant; and a grandson, Phillip Young.
Friends may call 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Ransdell Funeral Chapel, 345 E. Lexington St., Harrodsburg, KY 40330.
Pallbearers are to be: Bobby Walden, Michael Mobley, Matthew Ridell, Aaron Detjen, Robert Boggs, Robert Young and Jerry Lay.
The family asked that memorial donations be directed to: the Harrodsburg Baptist Church, 312 S. Main Street, Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
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