Dorothy Dottie Estes Bobo

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Dorothy (Dottie) Estes Bobo of Woodstock passed away October 26, 2018.  She was born March 16, 1923 to Robert and Ruby Estes. Dottie, a native Atlantan ,attended North Avenue Presbyterian School, E. Rivers Grade School,  North Fulton High School and  Georgia State College. A lifelong member of North Avenue Presbyterian Church, Dottie met the love of her life, Georgia Tech student Barham F. Bobo , who visited North Avenue.

Dottie was a fixture at North Avenue, active in Presbyterian Women, where she always prepared fresh floral arrangements and decorations for church functions. In the 1970s, she organized the North Avenue Butterflies, ladies who came together to make holiday goody bags for shut ins and with Meals on Wheels; as well as birthday and holiday greetings to church members and the community.

Dottie is preceded in death by her husband Barham Francis Bobo and daughter Jennie Bobo Culbreth. She is survived by her son Barham Francis “Frank” Bobo Jr, son-in-law Timothy Earl Culbreth, granddaughter Patricia Ann Culbreth Brown (Paul), grandson Timothy Robert Culbreth (Heather), and three great-grandchildren Ryan Thomas Brown, Elizabeth Benson Brown, Althea Cleo Culbreth.

A memorial service with reception following will be held at North Avenue Presbyterian Church, 600 Peachtree Street in Atlanta on Saturday, November 3 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to North Avenue Presbyterian Church napc.org

2 Comments To "Dorothy Dottie Estes Bobo"

Gaye Markham On Nov 02 2018 at 4pm
I didn’t have an opportunity to meet Mrs. Bobo but I certainly saw amazing results of her life. I consider her daughter a dear friend of mine and in the time we were friends I saw a life of service, sacrifice and deep caring. I have to imagine that as she watched her mother, busy in so many areas, and included similar values in her life. She was a tremendous blessing to me and many others. I think of her most days and can’t help smiling as I remember the many things she tackled to make our church more beautiful, our fellowships more tasty and our children’s ministry events come together in bigger and better ways than we could have imagined. I am grateful our paths crossed and look forward to seeing her again in heaven one day. Reply to this comment
Natalie On Nov 02 2018 at 4pm
I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort your mourning hearts. I pray that you find comfort in Revelation 21:3-5. This scripture paints a picture of a world that is very different from what we see today. A world with no more sickness, pain or death...and it is not a dream, it is a promise from God. He promises to reverse the effects of death and resurrect your precious one. You will never have to say a painful goodbye ever again!  Jw.org Reply to this comment
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