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Obituary: Kimberly Ann Piercefield Hobbs, Martinsville

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Kimberly Ann Piercefield Hobbs

Kimberly Ann Piercefield Hobbs, 51, of Martinsville, passed away to Heaven early Monday morning, Dec. 2, 2013, after being lovingly cared for by her family and friends.

Kim worked for Boston Scientific/Guidant for 10 years as a program specialist, which allowed her to travel throughout the country and meet many wonderful colleagues. She previously held positions with the Indiana University Foundation and Veolia Water Indianapolis.

Kim was a graduate of the University of Indianapolis, with a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership. She was a graduate of Martinsville High School with the class of 1981.

She was an accomplished event planner.

Kim was actively involved with raising funds for breast cancer awareness, including the Komen Foundation and eagerly participated in the Race for the Cure for several years.

Her interests were varied from hiking, landscaping, biking, golfing and traveling to numerous leadership activities, especially with children at the Church of the Firstborn, where she was a member for 39 years. In late 2012, Kim became a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) for children in Morgan County. She was also a member of the Big Sisters organization as a mentor to young women.

Kim greatly loved her immediate and extended family. She was a special aunt to her nieces and nephews, and Kim delighted in taking them on educational and recreational adventures. She was an exceptional friend and mentor to many who were in need.

She is survived by her parents, Max and Bea Piercefield of Martinsville; brothers, David and wife, Kim, of Greenwood, Brad of Martinsville, and Brady and wife, Nicole, Piercefield of Martinsville. Her adoring nieces are Molly, Sydnee, Whitney, Emmily and Lydia. Kim’s loving nephews are Seth, Clayton, Spencer, Sutton and Zach. Other family members are aunt, Sharon Foster of Martinsville, uncles, Leon and wife, Carol, Piercefield of Fishers, and Stan and wife, Cheri, Piercefield of Martinsville; and great-aunt, Ruby Thomas of Martinsville.

Kim was a champion of children, and the family has requested that memorial contributions in lieu of flowers be sent in her name to Youth Group, Church of the Firstborn, P.O. Box 1531, Martinsville, IN 46151.

The celebration of life service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Firstborn on State Road 252, Martinsville. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Costin Funeral Chapel, 539 E. Washington St., Martinsville, and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Friday at the church.

Online condolences may be made at www.costinfuneralchapel.com.

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