SANGERVILLE – Bobbie Jo Hall, 51, died April 7, 2009, at her residence, after a courageous battle with colon cancer. She was born Sept. 9, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., a daughter of Bobby Joe and Judith (Gilman) Ancell. Bobbie attended schools in Dover-Foxcroft and graduated from Foxcroft Academy in 1975. She attended Husson College and graduated in 1977 as a medical secretary. She was employed at Penquis Orthopedics, Dover-Foxcroft, for 18 years, and later worked as an assistant at Little Miracles Country School for eight years. She then stayed home from work to devote her time to caring for her son, Dale. Bobbie enjoyed working in her flower gardens, feeding and watching the birds, and especially liked playing golf. She was a member and past president of Piscataquis Country Club and also served on the board of directors for many years. In addition to her mother of Dover-Foxcroft, she is survived by her husband, Rick; and son, Dale, both of Sangerville; sisters, Sheryl Love and partner, Brad Jordan, of Guilford, and Gerri and husband, Mike Elderkin, of Abbot; special-in-laws, Dick and Nancy Hall of Sangerville; sisters-in-law, Wendy and husband, Bob Bradford, of Guilford, and Shelly and husband, Ron Brown, of Bangor; nephews, Roy Trice of Las Vegas, Nathan Thornley of Guilford, Jeremy Elderkin of Guam and Nathan Brown of Bangor; and a niece, Charley Ann Bradford of Guilford. Bobbie also will be missed by the many friends she made and touched throughout her life with her smile and thoughtfulness. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak St., Guilford, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, April 10, with Pastor Stephen Dean officiating. Burial will be later in the spring at Sangerville Village Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Friends Fighting for The Cure, care of Tim Richardson, 1091 Douty Hill Road, Sangerville, ME 04479 or CancerCare of Maine, 417 State St., Suite 20, Bangor, ME 04401-6600. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.
BOBBIE JO HALL
Posted April 07, 2009, at 11:38 p.m.