Bobbie Ellis Samuels, age 86, died peacefully Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at her home in Houston, MS. She was born January 2, 1932 in Oxford, MS to the late Joseph and Frances Turner Kelley. She spent 50 years of her career working at Rice Stix / Big Yank Manufacturing. She enjoyed her flowers and spending time with her grandchildren. Bobbie was a member of The Order of The Eastern Star and International Association of Rebekah. She was also a faithful member of First Christian Church of Water Valley.
Visitation is planned for Friday, September 7, 2018 at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 12 Noon until 2:00 PM. Services will begin at 2:00 PM in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. David Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery in Sardis, MS.
Bobbie is survived by her daughter, Donna (Dwight) Rhyne of Houston, MS; one step-daughter Patricia Hendricks of Water Valley; two grandchildren, John Michael Rhyne of Houston, MS and Lisa Bollinger of Banner, MS; and 3 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Bobbie was preceded in death by her husband, George Samuels; one son, Kenneth Miller; and one brother, William Kelley.