GAINESVILLE, FL - Marian Sawyer Dobbs of Gainesville, FL died January 23, 2008 at The Village. She was 87.
Born and raised in Franklinton, NC, she was married to John D. Dobbs, who passed away Aug. 15, 1995. Mrs. Dobbs served in the F.B.I. after college. She and her husband were partners in Dobbs Brothers Library Binding Company with branches in Hialeah, FL, St. Augustine, FL and Colonial Heights, VA. They retired in 1983 and moved to Gainesville in 1984.
She is survived by her son, Daniel J. Dobbs (Lori), and grandson, Sean, all of Gainesville.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Forest Meadows Mausoleum Chapel, 4100 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville FL 32606. Arrangements are by Forest Meadows Funeral Home, Cremeteries and Crematory, 352-378-2528.