Wilma Hobbs Hoch of Poplar Bluff was born May 5, 1926 in Percival, Iowa and died March 10, 2002 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 76. Mrs. Hobbs retired in 1989 from the Division of Family Services. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff, a member of RSVP serving on the Board of Directors, and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at Doctors Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. On July 20, 1991 she was united in marriage to Charles Joseph Hoch in Poplar Bluff, he survives. Besides her husband, survivors include one son, James A. Hobbs of Poplar Bluff; two daughters, Diane Mitchell of Dexter, and Debbie Wethington of Poplar Bluff; one step-daughter, Carolyn Reinberg of Grand Rapids, Mich.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at First United Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff on Tuesday, March 12 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Funeral services will then be conducted at 1 p.m. with Rev. Kurt Schuermann officiating. Interment will follow in the City Cemetery with Cotrell Funeral Service of Poplar Bluff in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to: Child Concern, 818 Hwy. 53, Poplar Bluff, Mo. 63901 or to Phil and Donna Hamblin, Global Mission Fellowship, P.O. Box 742828, Dallas, Texas 75374.