Diana Hobby, wife of William P. Hobby Jr., dies at 83

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HOUSTON - Diana Hobby, the wife of Former Texas Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby Jr, has died at the age of 83, according to a statement from her family.

Hobby was suffering from the effects of Alzheimer's disease and more recently cancer.

She served on the boards of St. John's School, Memorial Park Conservancy, Friends of Hermann Park, Harry Ransom Center, Texas Institute of Letters, among others.

She is survived by her husband, four children, their spouses and grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. July 8, at the Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, 6221 Main Street in Houston.

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