Miriam Averitte Hobgood
Miriam Averitte Hobgood
  • July 21, 1925 - July 2, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Miriam "Tommie" Averitte Hobgood, 91, passed away on July 2, 2017. She was born in Cumberland County, NC to the late Thomas B. Averitte and Viola Harris Averitte. Tommie will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother and G'ma. She taught Business and English for 10 years. She was head of the Bill Typing Department of the NC General Assembly for 20 years. She will be remembered most for her wit, humor, and for her devotion to her husband and grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Thomas N. Hobgood, Jr., sons; Benton Hobgood and wife, Jo Ann and Thomas N. Hobgood, III and wife, Beverly, 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

A service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., Benson United Methodist Church, 4706 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh, NC. The family will receive guests one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow the service at Raleigh Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Benson Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4706 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh, NC 27612.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.MitchellatRMP.com