Joanne Burgey Hobbs

June 8, 1934 ~ February 5, 2020 (age 85)


Joanne Burgey Hobbs, 85, of Bardstown, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Baptist Health East.  She was born on June 8, 1934 in Dodge City, Kansas.  She was the owner of The Homestead Bed and Breakfast, and The Little Green House outside of New Haven, a member of Kentucky Crafted Market and Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsman, and a great proponent of tourism in Nelson and LaRue County. 


She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard J. Burgey; second husband, Donald T. Hobbs; parents, Perry C. and Jesse F. Cook; brother, Benny Cook; and a step-granddaughter, Brandy Lynn Hobbs.


She is survived by her two daughters, Pamela S. (Larry) Donahue of Avon, N.C. and Cindy L. Holt of Bardstown; four step-children, Ronnie Hobbs, Ricky (Denise) Hobbs, Radonna (Steve) Bartley, and Renee Hobbs; four grandchildren, Luke Stevenson, Levi Stevenson, Cameron Taylor, Lauren Kaider and step-grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rev. Linda (Fritze) MacDonald of Mattawan, MI and Judi Nassour of Chattanooga, TN; and several nieces and nephews.


Her memorial service will be at 12 Noon on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home with a private burial in St. Martin Catholic Church Cemetery.  Rev. Linda MacDonald will be officiating.  Visitation will be from 9 A.M. till 12 Noon Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home. 

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