Verna Alexander Hobbs of Manila, 80, died July 2, 2001, at Jonesboro. The daughter of Hugh Fleming and Alice Manchester Fleming, she was born June 16, 1921 at Carson Lake. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Manila.
Survivors include two daughters, Sue Jorn of Helena and Julia Hern of Little Rock; two brothers, John Fleming of Osceola and Clinton Fleming of Minnesota; two sisters, Mildred Linhoss of Tucson, Ariz., and Mary Frances Thesin of Louisiana; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by husband Isaac Alexander, husband Joe Hobbs, and a son, Newton Alexander.
The funeral was held at 1 p.m. July 5 at the First Baptist Church in Manila with Rev. William Piercy officiating. Burial will be at Ermen Cemetery in Osceola under the direction of Roller-Swift Funeral Home.