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Barbara Ortiz

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Barbara “Bobbie” Sue Ortiz, age 83, passed away peacefully, Monday, October 4th, 2021. She was born on May 13, 1938. She retired from Floyd Hospital, after serving faithfully as a Registered Nurse for 57 years. She was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church, Rome, Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolphus “Dock” Ortiz, Isadora Padgett Ortiz, and her sisters, Brenda Ortiz and Mary Magdalene Ortiz Arnold. She is survived by her brother, Carl (Linda) Ortiz of Van Buren, Arkansas. She is also survived by a multitude of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews, all who affectionately and lovingly knew her as “Aunt Bobbie.”

She served many roles in her 57 years at Floyd Hospital, but she also served just as many outside of work. She was a Sunday School teacher, an Awana teacher, a mentor, and a role model to many, including all her family. “Aunt Bobbie” leaves behind a legacy of love, devotion, and service to many, but, most of all to her God, her friends, and her family. 

A Memorial Service, celebrating Barbara “Bobbie’s” life will be held on Sunday, October 17th, at Hollywood Baptist Church, Rome, Georgia, at 4:00 p.m., with the Rev. David Harper officiating.  The family will receive visitors from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., prior to the Memorial Service.

The family request that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Hollywood Baptist Church in Rome, Georgia.


2 Comments To "Barbara Ortiz"

Tracey Crabbe McKemie On Oct 19 2021 at 10pm
I learned so much from Barbara Ortiz. She was an exemplary nurse, so dependable. She was not ashamed of the Gospel. Ms. Ortiz holds a special place in my heart and my memory. Reply to this comment
John McCord On Oct 18 2021 at 3pm
80439d I knew Nurse Ortez at Floyd Hospital and particularly in the Operating room. She treated me fairly and kept me on my toes. A really long serving and loyal professional at Floyd. I know she has been missed. My deep sympathies. John McCord Reply to this comment
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