Bobby Jo Hester Wofford

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Graveside services for Bobby Jo Hester Wofford, 83, of Wells, will be held Sunday, December 6, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. in the Hester Cemetery in Cherokee County with Reverend Horace Fletcher officiating. Mrs. Wofford passed away Friday, December 4, 2009 at the Hillside Plaza Nursing Home in Wells. She was born August 24, 1926, in Forest, Texas, the daughter of the late Ruth (Turner) and Herman Hester. Mrs. Wofford had lived in Wells most of her life. She retired from the Lufkin State School in 1987. She was a devoted mother and loving grandmother. Survivors include three sons, Wayne Doss and wife Jean of Pollok, John B. Doss of Wells, and Robert J. Cole and wife Glenda Kay of Wells; two daughters, Susan Cole Boothe and husband Billy of Gonzales, and JoAnn Johnston and husband Reed of Conroe; grandchildren, Barry W. Doss of New York City, Kelli Morris of Livingston, Missy Collura of Spring, Krista Keefe of Tomball, Shelly Bearden of Wells, Laura Doss of Gulfport, Mississippi; eight great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ray Wofford; grandson, Ronnie Doss; brother, Roy T. Hester; and sisters, June Nicholson and Dixie Hester. Memorial contributions may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice, 1320 South John Redditt Dr., Lufkin, Texas 75904. Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors

Published in The Lufkin Daily News on Dec. 6, 2009