Bobbie Marie Livingston of Eastland

EASTLAND – Bobbie Marie Livingston, age 70, of Eastland passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, TX.

Bobbie was born in Gorman, TX to Bob and Olive Love on May 5, 1940. She is survived by her husband, Corbin Livingston, mother Olive Love Gattis, and sister Garlan Cunningham, and son Brad Webb, all of Eastland, TX. She is also survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Darla and Thomas Whitenton of North Richland Hills, and her son, Rodney Phelps of Colleyville, TX. Survivors also include grandchildren, Bailye and Lexi Whitenton of North Richland Hills, Zach Bowles and Daryl Graham of Eastland, and great granddaughter, Jessa Graham of Ranger. Other survivors include numerous nieces, nephew, step-children, and friends.

Bobbie was preceded in death by her father, Robert (Bob) Love and daughter, Sherri Graham Bowles both of Eastland, TX. 

Bobbie was a 1958 graduate of Eastland High School. During her school years, she was a cheerleader for the Eastland Mavericks. She continued to support the school and team through her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed her class reunions and the opportunity to reminisce with classmates and friends. 

Bobbie’s hobbies included cooking, sewing, reading, and gardening. She particularly enjoyed family outings and cookouts at the lake. Her grandchildren were her greatest loves. She whole-heartedly supported them in all of their endeavors. 

Bobbie also enjoyed volunteering her time at the Majestic Theater in Eastland, and she always had a smile for everyone. 

To know Bobbie was to love her. She was a kind, caring, compassionate individual, and was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. The Earth lost a wonderful lady, but Heaven definitely gained another angel. Bobbie will be dearly missed by all who knew her. 

A memorial service will be held at the Leon River Cowboy Church on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 3:00 with Reverends Paul Howie and Jim Wright officiating. Arrangements were handled by the Summers-Bakker Funeral Home in Eastland.