The Edmond Sun

April 30, 2013

Geneva W. Hobza


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     Geneva W. Hobza, 72, a long time resident of the Edmond area, passed away Sunday April 28, 2013 in the comfort of her home. She was born October 25, 1940 in Inverness, Miss., to parents Tillman and Alice Lee Wilson.  

    Geneva grew up in the Mississippi Delta.  She was a graduate of the Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., and then moved to Dallas, Texas where she raised her family and began her aviation career.  Geneva later resided in the north Edmond area where she continued her aviation career with her husband David Eugene Hobza Jr.

    She is survived by her husband; sisters, Joanne Reed of Mississippi, Faye Crick of Tennessee, and children, Bev Harlow of Oklahoma, Lanita Fuller of Kansas, David Hobza III of Oklahoma, Todd Hobza of Virginia, and Jeff Steelman of  Texas. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

    Services celebrating her life will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Crawford Family Funeral Service, Edmond.