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Z. Fay Gideon Mobley
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1923
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2010
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA

HOPEDALE, IL - Z. Fay Mobley, 86, formerly of Hopedale, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at Morton Terrace Care Center in Morton, IL.

She was born on Oct. 25, 1923, to John Wesley and Carrie Lee Giddens Gideon in The Glade, Texas.

She was raised and attended school in Grapevine, Texas.

She married Ralph E. Mobley on Aug. 5, 1944, in Fort Worth, Texas. He died on Sept. 1, 1986.

Surviving are one son, Stephen E. (Sue Ann) Mobley of Minier; one daughter, Susan E. Mobley of Morton; two granddaughters, Wendy Mobley-Bukstein (and Jerome) and Colleen Mobley; and two great-granddaughters, Elizabeth A. and Isabelle J. Bukstein, all of Bloomington. Also surviving are several brothers- and sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and five brothers.

Fay had worked for Morton Pottery, Hopedale Grade School, and sold Avon for over 30 years.

She was a 50-year charter member of the Hopedale American Legion Auxiliary, a current member of Unit 44 in Pekin, Ill., and a member of the Hopedale Presbyterian Church, where she had taught Bible school and served on many committees.

Fay will be remembered as a gentle soul, who loved her family and always helped anyone in need.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at Davis Mortuary in Hopedale, with Pastor Penny Frame officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Davis Mortuary in Hopedale. Burial will be in Orndorff Cemetery, rural Hopedale.

Memorials may be made to the Central Illinois Alzheimer's Association or Harbor Lights Hospice.

Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 9/12/2010
Family links: 
  John Wesley Gideon (1884 - 1958)
  Carrie Lee Giddens Gideon (1886 - 1963)
  Ralph E Mobley (1922 - 1986)
  Sudie M. Gideon (1908 - 1911)*
  Ovala G. Gideon Brewer (1910 - 1983)*
  Floyd Ellis Gideon (1912 - 1999)*
  J. C. Gideon (1914 - 1995)*
  Hubert R. Gideon (1916 - 1949)*
  Pauline E. Gideon (1918 - 1994)*
  Lois M. Gideon (1921 - 2006)*
  Z. Fay Gideon Mobley (1923 - 2010)
*Calculated relationship
Orendorff Cemetery
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Sep 19, 2010
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Z. Fay <i>Gideon</i> Mobley
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