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Shirley Ellen (Oxley) Hobbs
February 26, 1938 ~ July 27, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Shirley Hobbs of Trenton MO passed away July27th 2023 at Sunnyview nursing home. Shirley was born Feb. 26th 1938 in Trenton the only child of George and Ray Elda Oxley. After attending school Shirley married John Gondringer and had 3 children Steve, Chris and Debbie. In 1973 Shirley remarried Don Hobbs and they relocated to the Kansas City area where she went to work for the Hyatt Regency in the banquet department. She loved her work as server and decorator for banquets and parties. Being creative she also purchased 6 different homes and spent countless hours restoring them. This was her passion. After 24 years in the KC area she moved to Colorado to work at the Denver Hyatt. Upon retirement she relocated to Trenton to be near her children. She is survived by sons Steve (Tammy) Gondringer of Trenton, Chris (Nancy) of Alice Springs, Australia and daughter Debbie (Mickey) Ralls of Trenton. Also surviving is 3 grandchildren Cale(Melissa) Gondringer, Krista (Kasey) Bailey and Lawson Ralls all of Trenton, 7 great grandchildren Caleb, Josh, Abbi, Anna Gondringer and Jesse, Noah, Ethan Bailey and her much loved dog Baxter. She is to be cremated under the direction of Slater Neal Funeral Home. Private family services will be held at a later dated at the Maple Grove cemetery in Trenton, MO.