On the evening of March 12, 2020, Gracie “Cookie” Hobbs went to be with the Lord after a short stay in the hospital. Grace was surrounded and supported by her loving family and doctors during the last days of her life. Gracie “Cookie” Hobbs was born April 12, 1954 in San Antonio, Texas, to father, Wesley Hobbs (deceased) and mother, Alice May Hobbs (deceased). She was the last born of ten children. Gracie reunited with Gardendale Community Baptist Church and was baptized October 15, 2018 and became an active member in the Womens’ Ministry when her health permitted. In 2016, Grace retired from Bexar County Tax Office after faithfully working for 27 years. Gracie has been with Ulisha Byrd since 1980. They recently celebrated 40 years together. Gracie is survived by husband Ulisha Byrd, 2 daughter; Kim Brown and Katrina Stewart, grandchildren; December, Myron and Ambrea Stewart, great-grandchild; Akari Alexander, sisters; Savannah (Willie) Robinson of Richmond, California; Minnie (Raymond) Goode of Victoria, Texas; Lillian (Aaron) Cannady of Fairfield, California; sister-in-laws, Darlene (Greg) Davis, Lisa (Michael) Smith, Barbara (Joe) Campbell, Sarah (Richard) Ramsey; brother-in-law; David Byrd. Gracie is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Alice Hobbs; sisters, Bennie Mae Foster, Mattie Pearl Garrison and Alma Fucles; brothers Cleveland Hobbs, William S. Hobbs and James Wesley Hobbs, nephews; Joseph "Joe" West Jr and Lionel "Butch" Garrison Jr.

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  1. The Hobbs Family You have my Deepest Condolences. Also My Deepest Condolences to U. Byrd. In this time of need look to John 14 for Confort. Julia F County

  2. Aunt Cookie…It has taken me all this time to post-because I simply cannot believe you are gone from us! I miss you too much!! My mother, then Butch, then you-it is all too much to bear. You always said our love was unconditional. I love you and miss you terribly Aunt Cookie. Until we all are together again… Your niece forever-Alicia “Nikki” Fucles

  3. Aunt Cookie, Today you would have been another year older. I wish you were still with us, to go through this life together. We think of you everyday, with joy, and with sorrow. We miss you and love you so very much. Your niece and nephew forever, Alicia “Nikki”+AJ

  4. CandleImageAunt Cookie,
    I miss you more each day. So much has happened in this world since you’ve been gone. And it is not the same without you. And today, much like a month ago, is so difficult-but there is joy also…because you lived. I love you so very much. We love you.
    Your niece and nephew forever,
    Alicia “Nikki”+AJ

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