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Elva Mae Bobo

April 26, 1938 — February 23, 2022

Elva Mae Bobo, age 83 of Fisher, WV, passed away Wednesday morning, February 23, 2022, at UPMC Western Maryland in Cumberland, MD. Born on April 26, 1938 in Hardy County, WV, she was the daughter of the late Walter Ray Crites and Mildred Estelle Reel Crites. A son, Gary Blaine Bobo, a grandson, Ricky Bobo, Jr., a son-in-law, Scott Ruddle and two brothers, Wendell Crites and Wayne Crites preceded her in death.

Elva enjoyed flowers and bird watching. She was an excellent seamstress, always mending the clothes of her children. An active and avid church goer until her health declined, she read her Bible and devotions faithfully. An excellent cook, she would prepare meals for her family and anyone else who stopped by.  Elva was an amazing mother and grandmother who was always sharing her positivity and encouragement.  Her family meant everything to her.

Surviving is her husband of 67 years, Junior Brown Bobo; a daughter, Debbie Ruddle of Fisher, WV; four sons, Doug (Kathy) Bobo, Rick (Denise) Bobo, Pete (Tina) Bobo & Mike Bobo all of Fisher, WV; twenty grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren, a grand dog, Coconut, whom she “babysat” every day, a sister, Loretta Hibbard of Fisher, WV and two brothers, Ronnie Crites of Kingwood, WV and Dennis Crites of Fisher, WV and numerous nieces and nephews.

Public Graveside Services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, February 27, 2022, at the Woerner-Hutter Cemetery at Fisher, WV with Pastor Harold George officiant. Interment will follow. Due to the current COVID-19 recommendations, wearing of masks and social distancing by individuals unvaccinated is recommended.

Memorials may be made to the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, c/o Danyl Freeman, 388 Valley View Drive, Moorefield, WV 26836 or the Duffey Memorial United Methodist Church Footprints to the Future Campaign, 100 N Elm Street, Moorefield, WV 26836 or to the charity of your choice. 

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Sunday, February 27, 2022

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Woerner-Hutter Cemetery


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