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Obituary July 10, 2014

hulsey001Bobbie Ruth Hulsey, 85 of Reno, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. at Union Grove Cemetery in Reno on Friday, July 11, 2014.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 10:30 A.M. on Friday at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.


She was born in Paris on September 15, 1928 to L.G. and Ruth Skidmore Thompson.  She married Herman Hulsey in April  of 1946 and was a member of the Church of Christ.  They moved to Clarksville, Arkansas in 1963 and returned to Paris in 1992.


She is survived by her children, Sharon Gifford of Clarksville, Kathy Swindle and husband J.U. of Pinhook, Stacey Gifford and husband Kenny of Paris; grandchildren, Lezlie and Kenny Carrell of Clarksville, Jay Swindle of Pinhook, Jennifer and Craig Durham of Paris, Roland and Candice Gifford of Conway, Arkansas; great-grandchildren, Jesse Durham, Daniel Durham, Sladen Durham, Jordan Carrell, Courtney Harbison, Keilah Gifford, London Gifford, Landon Flak; great-great-grandchildren, Kenneth Bryce McEwin, Asher Mason Helmick.


She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Herman Hulsey; parents, L.G. and Ruth Thompson; grandson, Cody Conway; sisters, Dorothy Kelly, Billie Kyker; brothers, Donald Thompson, Buddy Thompson.


Bobbie was a loving mother and grandmother.  She loved spending time with her family, gardening and spending time with her little companion, Prissy.


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