Drucilla Becker Hobson, 72, died Thursday with her family by her side. A native of Cornwall, NY, she was daughter to the late John August & Florence E. Arinsdorf Becker. Drucilla retired from Smithfield Selma High School where she served food to multitudes of children. She loved her family and they were her heart. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, John Irvin Hobson, and daughter, Pamela D. Bailey.
She is survived by children; John Clifford Hobson (Belinda) of Selma, Louise H. Brewer of Benson, William “Billy” Howard Hobson (Danise) of Cary, Tammy A. Byrd (James) Clayton son-in-law, Steve Bailey, siblings; Louise, Ruth, & John, 11 grandchildren & 9 great-grandchildren.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to SECU Hospice of Smithfield.
Funeral service 3 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. Visitation from 1:30-3pm, prior to the service. Burial, Whitley Family Cemetery. www.stricklandfuneralhomes. net