Bainbridge, GA Carolyn Ham Mobley, a devoted servant of Jesus Christ and a good friend to numerous, entered the existence of her Lord and Savior on August 29, 2021, pursuing a extended sickness. She was 91.
A memorial provider will be held domestically at a afterwards day, as will a graveside funeral company for relatives in Jackson, GA.
Born Carolyn Ham on April 25, 1930, in Jackson, GA, she was the youngest of two daughters of Daniel Webster (“DW”) Ham and Ethel Head Ham. She graduated from significant school in Jackson and gained a bachelor’s degree from Tift School. Right after graduating she worked as a church secretary and on a vacation to Thomson, GA, achieved Marion (“Mack”) Mobley, a pupil at the College of Georgia with whom she fell in adore and married in 1953. Alongside one another they entered lifelong Christian ministry that bundled Halfway Baptist Church in Princeton, KY, High Position Baptist Church in Covington, GA., and serving as Southern Baptist missionaries in Japan for virtually 15 many years.
Through her lifetime as a ministry helpmate, Carolyn shared the grace and really like of Jesus Christ by loving deeply and praying unceasingly. Possessing a heart for individuals and a need to aid other folks manufactured Carolyn a magnet for those people who did not “healthy in”. She treated everyone like loved ones, and each person located they held a particular put in her coronary heart.
Whilst in Japan, it was not strange for her to receive a simply call from Mack who was evangelizing merchant seamen on freighters to inform her that he was bringing residence a team of South African or Indian seamen to sign up for the loved ones for supper. It was a welcome reduction for these adult men who worked on freighters for months at a time. Irrespective of who sat at the table, discussion eventually turned to their households and the challenges they faced by distance and time. Carolyn relished listening to their stories, issues, and disappointments. Though usually in the shadows, cooking and serving, she usually prayed, and she would add prayer requests to her listing and to her Bible. When she instructed anyone she would pray for them, that was a absolutely sure guarantee.
She also was a “next mother” to young children growing up in Japan whose mothers and fathers ended up either missionaries or assigned to Japan by their corporations. She accepted every single for who they were being, never judging, constantly available to hear and enter their worlds and life upon invitation. She requested concerns with kindness and compassion, hoping to master a lot more to assist meet up with a have to have and supply an inroad to share the Gospel of Christ.
In 1981, soon just after leaving Japan, Carolyn and Mack arrived in Bainbridge. Supporting Mack in his job of Director of Missions with the Bowen Baptist Affiliation, she served as the place of work secretary and wrote, edited, and created the affiliation publication. Afterwards she gained a master’s diploma in Family Counseling
from Troy University.
Bainbridge grew to become property for Carolyn. Her Bainbridge To start with Baptist Church Sunday faculty classmates and other people have been her cherished close friends, confidants, and fellow prayer warriors. Usually dedicated to encouraging, admonishing, and loving, she attempted to continue to be in touch with all those whom the Lord introduced into her everyday living. And there were a lot of — within and exterior the church, family, missionaries and their children, people she assisted mentor and make up, and individuals who desired hope that only Jesus Christ presents.
Carolyn believed deeply in the ministry and mission of Close friends Ministries and volunteered at the Friendship House. She believed that by loving and encouraging the youth of Bainbridge, the Lord would contact and transform life.
As a mom, Carolyn gave all she had and believed the best of her 3 sons, Ron, Wendell, and Carey. Her Bible was filled with scraps of paper with Bible verses of God’s claims that she prayed around her sons. Always gracious and individual, her major motivation was that her sons would have an personal marriage with Jesus Christ.
Carolyn liked praising God by way of singing and playing the piano. Even in her very last months of living, though she could remember minor else, she would join in singing hymns around FaceTime with relatives, remembering all the words and phrases and singing in harmony.
Survivors include her children, Ron Mobley, married to Theresa, of Bainbridge, GA Wendell Mobley, married to Ana, of Moorpark, CA and Carey Mobley of Hong Kong, formerly married to Maria Fe Mobley of Aliso Viejo, CA her grandchildren, Malorie, Christopher, Daniel, Matthew, and Jacob and her fantastic-grandchildren, Eleanor and Mabel. In addition to her dad and mom, Carolyn was preceded in dying by her partner, Rev. Marion “Mack” Mobley, and her sister, Margaret Ham Caldwell.
On line people could signal the guest register at www.bryantfuneralga.com. Memorial donations might be produced to Buddies Ministries, PO Box 513, Bainbridge, GA 39818, or the Alzheimer’s Affiliation .
The family members sincerely appreciates the heartfelt caring and aid of all those people with Kindred Hospice, specially Joanna Hatfield, the exceptional scenario manager who constantly was readily available and gave her most effective.
Bryant Funeral Residence, found at 105 N. Florida Street, is assisting the relatives with arrangements. (229-246-3321)