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Bobbie Lee Coffman McBay

June 29, 1923 - April 10, 2018

10 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2018 at Western Hills Baptist Church, 8500 Chapin Road, Fort Worth, Texas. Burial: 3 p.m. Friday, Bullock Cemetery, Ranger, Texas.


Donations in Bobbie’s name made to a charity of choice.

Bobbie Lee McBay, 94 , loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, departed this life, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to her eternal heavenly home.

Bobbie was born June 29, 1923 in Ranger, Texas to Robert Lee and Esther Bailey Coffman.

After graduation from Ranger High School, she married Thomas Carl McBay, and started 75 years of loving marriage.

Bobbie and Carl were longtime members of Ridglea West Baptist Church before moving to Western Hills Baptist Church She was a charter member of Ridglea West Garden Club. And was an accomplished Iris grower.

Her passion was collecting and showing antique buttons winning many awards at the local, state and national level. She was an active volunteer at church, concentrating on the library. and writing church histories She also researched her families genealogy before the internet made it easy.

She was preceeded in death by her husband, Carl; daughters, Carolyn Smith and Mary Penner; sister, Arlona Fisher; and brother, Alton Coffman.

Survivors: Grandson, Kerry A. Smith; granddaughter, Kristina Lee Swan and husband, Peter Swan; great grandson, Parker Lee Swan; nieces, Sheri Capehart and Katie Fisher; son-in-law, Alvin Smith and wife, Marlene; and great niece and great nephews.