Bobbye Jean Gillis Thorp


Bobbye Jean Gillis Thorp of Luling, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2006, at the age of 78. She was born in Fentress, Texas, on Feb. 5, 1928, the daughter of James and Ruth (McCutchan) Gillis.
Bobbye was a school teacher by profession. She loved teaching and worked at various schools in the Luling Independent School District. She also administered the GED at the Lock

hart Community Center and Gary Job Corps.
Bobbye was devoted to her family and cherished the time spent with them. She also enjoyed visiting with her friends and going shopping. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched in such a special way.
Her parents, daughter, DiAnne Thorp Dietz and a brother, Buster Gillis preceded her in death.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Wayman W. Thorp of Luling; two grandchildren, Britten Miller of Kerrville and Bodie Miller of New Braunfels; great-granddaughter, Gabrielle DiAnne Miller; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church in Luling, with Rev. Nancy Day officiating. Interment will follow in the Prairie Lea Masonic Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home, 323 North Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666, (512) 353-4311.


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