Athens Review, Athens, Texas

April 25, 2013

Bobbie Lovvorn LeBlanc


The Athens Review

Athens — ATHENS-Services for Bobbie Lovvorn LeBlanc, 85, Athens are scheduled fo 12:30 P M Saturday at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. C. William McNatt officiating.

 Private burial will follow in Holly Springs Cemetery in Van Zandt County under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Mrs. LeBlanc died April 23, 2013 in Athens.

She was born April 5, 1928 in Martins Mill to the late Gafford and Ethel Barber Lovvorn and grew up in Houston. She formerly resided in Baton Rouge, Louisiana 31 years where she owned and operated The Gold Leaf Antique Shop on Government Street.

Since moving to Athens in 1998 she has been an active member of First Presbyterian Church. Bobbie’s family, especially her grandchildren, friends and church were the center of her life.

She was preceded in death by her husband Anthony Joseph “Tony” LeBlanc in 2000, son Larry Joseph LeBlanc in 1995 and a brother James Lovvorn.

Survivors include son Gregory A. LeBlanc, Houston; daughter in law Stacy LeBlanc, Walker, Louisiana; sister Jackie Mitchell, Canton; grandchildren Grace Mathews, Toni Mathews, Emmett Mathews, all of Walker, Louisiana.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Martins Mill girls including Mildred Baskin, Sue Williams, Polly Hooton and Connie Bass.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to First Presbyterian Church, P O Box 927, Athens, Texas 75751.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com .