Mr. Harold C. Mobley, 74, of Uvalda, died June 13 at his home after an extended illness.
He was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County, living in or near Uvalda all of his life. He was a 1966 graduate of Montgomery County High School and later earned a Bachelor’s degree from Brewton-Parker College. He farmed several years before retiring with Georgia Power after 30 years as a local manager in Baxley/Hazlehurst. He was a member and trustee of Uvalda Methodist Church and served 16 years as Montgomery County Commissioner. He was a former member of Baxley Kiwanis Club and Hazlehurst Rotary Club, and was active in the Chamber of Commerce in both Appling County and Jeff Davis County. His hobbies included quail hunting, raising pointers and setters, golf, gardening, and making syrup. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Hiram Mobley and Marjorie “Mitzi” Mattox Mobley.
His family includes his wife of 50 years, Rebecca “Becky” Brantley Mobley of Uvalda; children, Anna Mobley Gilbert and husband Matthew of Uvalda and Matt Mobley and wife Hollie of Vidalia; grandchildren, Jesslyn Phillips, Thomas Gilbert, Fisher Mobley, Ivan Gilbert and Cullen Mobley; brother, Robert Hiram “Bobby” Mobley and wife LaVerne of Higgston; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held June 16 at Uvalda Methodist Church with Pastor Shareon Womack officiating. Burial followed at Dead River Cemetery.
Flowers are accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Uvalda Ministerial Alliance Fund, PO Box 56, Uvalda, GA 30473 or Uvalda Methodist Church, PO Box 173, Uvalda, GA 30473.
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge.