Bobbie Blakeney Hartman, born Dec. 20, 1934, went to meet her maker on June 1, 2018.
Services will be Thursday at Memory Chapel. Visitation will begin at noon and the funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Rev. Roy Crouch III will officiate. Interment will be at Shady Grove Cemetery.
She attended Shady Grove High School in Laurel and graduated valedictorian of her class in 1953. From there, she went on to be the most loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She was a God-fearing woman who read her Bible daily until her eyesight got the best of her. She loved with all her heart and always put others before herself. We were the ones blessed to have had her in our lives. She truly was loved by everyone who knew her. She was an amazing woman and we will continue to remember her love and goodness until the day we see her again.
She was the daughter of the late Gladys Blakeney and Earl Blakeney.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Monroe Hartman; two daughters, Carolyn Hartman Sellers and Ruth Annette Hartman; one sister, Louise Ford; and two brothers, Tony Blakeney and Mitchell Blakeney.
She is survived by one son, James Edward Hartman of Mobile, Ala.; one daughter, Cynthia (Randy) Doggette of Mobile; five grandchildren, Heather Sellers Mai, Holly Sellers (Michael) Willis, Hailey (Bryan) Shores, Jeremy (Holly) Doggette and Blakeney Annette Doggette; 10 great-grandchildren, Randi-Meleah and Mack Doggette, Caitlyn and Lucas Shores, Kayla Davis, Alyssa and Brianna Mai, and Mason, Evan and Levi Willis; one sister, Betty (J.B.) Moss; three brothers, Charles (Nancy) Blakeney, Roy (Grace) Blakeney and Mack (Rusty) Blakeney; loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.
To sign the online guestbook, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.