Rebecca “Becky” Helyn (Holland) Hobson, age 77 of Glen St. Mary passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Becky was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on November 1, 1943 to the late Mr. Charles A. and Helyn L (Hardin) Holland. She would work for several years as a sales clerk. In her free time, Becky enjoyed traveling and especially going on cruises with her family. She loved shopping and collecting antiques. Most important to Ms. Becky was her family, spending time with them and taking care of her daughter, Laura.
She was preceded in death by her parents, step-mother: Elvine Strong Holland, her husband: Mr. Larry G. Hobson, and her step-daughter: LaShay Hobson.
She is survived by her children: David (Linda) Echols of Glen St. Mary, Carl (Melinda) Echols of Ocean City, Maryland, Laura Echols of Glen St. Mary, and LaShawn Hobson of Montgomery, Alabama; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren including one on the way; nephew Charlie (Monica) Hobson of Anderson, Alabama; and other extended family members and dear friends.
A Celebration of Becky’s Life will be held at her residence in Glen St. Mary on May 15, 2021.
The family would like to thank the employees of Community Hospice for their loving care of Becky during her illness.
Hawke M.T. Forbes and H.M. “Hank” Forbes Jr. of Forbes Funeral Home are honored to assist the Hobson family with the arrangements. “With Your Family In Mind”. (904) 259-4600. Please leave your condolences for the family in the online guestbook at www.forbesfuneralhome.net.
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