Virginia Adele Holmes Sobek : Obituary


Virginia Adele Holmes Sobek of Conyers, Georgia passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Heritage Healthcare in Jasper, Georgia in the presence of family. Mrs. Sobek was born in Mt. Vernon, NY to parents Ida Adele Nash Holmes and Abel Dewitt Holmes. Mrs. Sobek was a long time resident of Rockdale County, a member of St. Simon’s Episcopal Church, and a retired social worker from the Rockdale Country Department of Family and Children Services. She was honored often for her compassion and professionalism during her 25 years of service to DFCS. Mrs. Sobek, known in the community as a “living angel”, touched the lives of hundreds of children. Even in retirement, Mrs. Sobek continued to help families in need through her contacts in the faith community. Her legacy lives on as an inspiration to the community and in the hearts of families whose lives have been or will be better for having known her. Mrs. Sobek was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Edward Mark Sobek .

She is survived by Pamela Sobek of Durham, NC; Patricia and Jeff Thomason of Jasper, GA; Christine Sobek of Otto, NC; Cathy and George Moll of Conyers, GA; her two grandchildren, George Moll and Sophia Moll of Conyers, GA; and numerous beloved nieces , nephews, and sisters-in-law.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on July 11, 2014 at St. Simon’s Episcopal Church in Conyers, GA.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, GA.

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