Christina “Tina” Jobes, 85, died September 4, 2018 in Temple, Texas. She was born April 1, 1933 to Frederick S. and Hazel Fischer Champion. A 1951 graduate of Donna High School, and 1955 graduate of Southwest Texas State Teachers College (Alpha Chi, Kappa Delta Phi, American Who’s Who), Tina dedicated herself to teaching – in Kerrville Tivy, Holland, and Salado public schools and in the Catholic Church. Tina married John Francis Jobes on September 1, 1956. They spent many happy years entertaining family and friends in Hunt, Texas. She moved to Holland, Texas to be close to her grandchildren in 1998. A devout Catholic Christian and active member of Notre Dame in Kerrville and then St. Stephen Catholic Church in Salado, Tina was a Eucharistic Minister and religious education teacher for over 50 years. Tina was predeceased by her husband and Daughter- Mary Katherine “Kathy” Jobes. Survivors include daughter, Frances Anne Smetana and husband, David; Grandchildren-Payton Jobes Smetana and wife Demi, Kasey Leigh Smetana Gilbert and husband Regan; Sister – “Fritzie” Champion Cox; Kimberly Turner, and John Turner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Missionary Society of St. Paul. If you choose to do so, please send a check to in honor of Tina Jobes to: PO Box 300145, Houston, TX 77230-0145
Services for Tina will be Saturday, September 15, 2018, at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Salado officiated by Fr. Jude Uche at 1:30 PM. A rosary will be prayed at 1:00 PM at St. Stephen led by Deacon Bill Smetana. Services are arranged through Broecker Funeral Home in Salado http://www.broeckerfuneralhome.com/