Bobbie Houston

Bobbie Houston

Sunday September 10th, 1933 - Friday December 18th, 2020
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Bobbie Jean Stewart Houston was born, September 10, 1933 to Charlena Stewart and George Sims.

She confessed Christ at an early age and was a member of the Second Baptist Church on the Old West Side. She later joined and became a longtime member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Johnson. Her final Church home was Stoney Point Baptist Church with Pastor Edward L. Thrasher, where she was a faithful member until her health failed.

Bobbie achieved her high school diploma in 1968 (Howard High School), while raising her kids and working at the Nu-Mini-Car Wash, working 10 & 12 hours. She worked for the United States Postal Service and retired after twenty-four years of service. Her hobbies were Ceramics and Bowling, (where she achieved a 200 average, several trophies and awards). Bobbie was loved by everyone she met. Everyone called her “MOTHER” because that is exactly how she made them feel.

Bobbie was proceeded in death by her Husband, Mose Houston, Sr.; Mother, Charlena Miles; Father, George Sims; Sisters, Amy Ward and Marjorie Johnson; Son, Mose Houston Jr; Daughters, Charlotte Ann Jones and Beatrice Parker; Grandsons, Dejuane Moore and Great-Grandson, Dervin Houston and Kelon Houston.

Bobbie leaves to cherish her memory; 5 Daughters, Gloria Jean Horton, Retha (Otis) Jackson, Melinda (Bonnie) Goodwin, Charlena (Chocolate) Williams, Sherry (Marvin) Anderson; 1 son, George Robert Houston; 4 Sisters, Selica Williams, Tandra Jones, Hiawatha Miles, EOTrees Miles; 1 Brother, Ricky (Kitty) Miles; 26 Grandchildren; 60 Great-Grandchildren; 16 Great-great Grandchildren; many close nieces and nephews, and a host of other close/special friends and relatives.

Public viewing will be held from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Saturday, December 26, 2020 at the funeral home, followed by a 1:30 graveside service. Interment: Chattanooga National.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
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Kookie Rollins

Posted at 04:21am
My condolences to the Houston family. Mrs Bobbie will surely be miss. She were always so sweet and kind. Family hold on to GOD unchanging hand . Kookie Rollins

Howard Class 1968

Posted at 07:19pm
We are praying for your comfort , strength and peace.
“A mother is with us always, first in her lifetime, then forever in our hearts.”
Condolences to Gloria Houston Horton and family from Howard Cla of 1968

william smith

Posted at 12:49pm
Another soldier got her wings, sad yet joyous. Mother will b greatly missed.
John Jon Smith and family

Howard Class of 1968

Posted at 11:18am
We are praying for your comfort , strength and peace.
“A mother is with us always, first in her lifetime, then forever in our hearts.”
Condolences to George Houston and family from Howard Class Of 1968

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