Kate Fobes

March 9, 1924 - December 30, 2019
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Kate Fobes, 95, of Mountain View, Oklahoma passed away peacefully with family by her side on December 30th, 2019 at the Corn Heritage Village in Corn, Oklahoma. She was born on March 9th, 1924 to Robert Alexander and Sallie (Courtney) Epps in the family home at Mountain View, Oklahoma. Kate grew up and attended school in Mountain View. In August of 1939 she married W.J. Fobes, and to this union was born one son, Jimmy. She spent most of her life working on the farm and taking care of her family. Kate was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mountain View. She enjoyed working outside in her flowerbeds and garden, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Kate will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include:
Daughter-in-law: Lynn Fobes of Mountain View, OK
2 Grandsons: Robert Fobes & wife Billie of Mountain View, OK
Neil Fobes & wife Tina of El Reno, OK
4 Great Grandchildren: Aaron Fobes
­ Justin Fobes & wife Amanda
­ Taylor Smith
­ Eryn Smith
Several nieces and nephews, other family members and close friends.

Preceded in death by her Parents: Robert and Sallie Epps, Husband: W.J. Fobes, Son: Jimmy Fobes, 5 Sisters, 1 Brother and numerous other family members.

Graveside Service: 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2020
Mountain View Cemetery
Mountain View, Oklahoma

Visitation: 9:00 a.m. ~ 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2020
Family welcoming guest from 5:00 p.m. ~ 6:30 p.m.
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home
Mountain View, OK


Service Information

Viewing
Date: January 2, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Graveside
Date: January 3, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm

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louis A Tidmore
Lawton, OK
My young Aunt. My mother's youngest and last sister.
Thank goodness I visited her just a week ago. She was her Jolly self.
Will miss her greatly.
Dorothy Culley
Lawton, OK
We loved Aunt Kate dearly. She was my other's baby sister. She was the last of the Epps girls of her generation. She will be missed by all her friends and grand children. May the Lord meet and greet her with open arms
Vickie & Don Epperson
Carnegie, OK
We are so sad to hear of Kate’s passing! However, we have the assurance of seeing her again when we arrive in Heaven to live eternally! Our prayers are with her family today and as you face life without this precious woman...
Deanne Cook Coward
Georgetown, TX
Very sorry to hear this. I remember thinking as a young girl how pretty I thought she was.  Lynn, I’m Sure you and family have many happy memories to provide comfort at this time.
Brenda Higgins Arthur
Wills Point, TX
So sorry!!! Always such a sweet and pretty lady!!! My Aunt Polly’s sister!!!! Prayers and love, Brenda Higgins Arthur
Brenda Higgins Arthur
Wills Point, TX
So sorry!!! Always such a sweet and pretty lady!!! My Aunt Polly’s sister!!!! Prayers and love, Brenda Higgins Arthur
Doreen Payne
Lawton, OK
So sorry for your families loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sarah Mogg
Eakly, OK
Kate was a sweetheart to take care of.
Dustie
Corn, OK
We loved you u will be missed
Dee Henderson
Weatherford, OK
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this most difficult time. It was such an honor to care for Kate, as she is one of the sweetest ladies and that smile...just contagious!
Nancy Fobes
Biloxi, MS
You were always lovely and gracious.
Chris and Laura Higgins
Tucson, AZ
Lynn, Robert and Neil sorry for your loss.  I remember when I would go to Mountain View Aunt Kate would always make me the best peanut butter cookies. God bless you all.
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