Bobbie Beck, of Fairfield and formerly of Hubbard, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017, in Fairfield at the age of eighty-four years. Funeral services were Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Bro. Ray Grissett, pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, officiated the service and interment followed in the Bold Springs Cemetery near West, Texas.
Serving as pallbearers were Jeremy Allen, Jared Hawthorne, Chris Hawthorne, Robert Beard, Daniel Pate and Mike Doak.
Bobbie Dorothy Beck was born on February 14, 1932, in Aquilla, Texas to William E. and Estell Lou (Williams) Poteet. She owned and operated Hawthorne Upholstery Shop for many years, but always considered her most important job a homemaker and caregiver to her family. Bobbie loved growing roses, dancing and playing “42.” She was also a collector of thimbles. Bobbie was a lifelong resident of Hubbard and a member of the First Baptist Church in Hubbard. She attended for as long as she could walk through the doors, and was later taken in a wheelchair when her legs would no longer carry her.
Preceded in death by both of her parents; second husband, Donald C. Beck; son, Mark Hawthorne; granddaughter, Leslie Pate; great-grandson, Robert Michael Beard; brothers, Odell and Travis Poteet and sisters, Georgia Kruger, Helen Stepp and Ina Jean Poteet.
Survived by sons, Robert Hawthorne (Sharon) of Buffalo and David Hawthorne (Susan) of Buffalo; daughters, Belinda Pollard (Don) of Centerville and Judy Boyd (Don) of Buffalo; brother, Bill Poteet of Melissa and sisters, Jimmie Smith of Waco and Johnnie Doty of Waxahachie. Bobbie is also survived by nine grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Walters Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas was in charge of all arrangements. Please log onto www.buffalofuneralhome.com to sign the online memorial guestbook and leave condolences for the family.