Bobbie Nell Noblett

Born on June 2, 1931

Departed on December 31, 2017 and resided in Nashville, TN

  • Memorial Service: The Meadows
    • Saturday January 6, 2018 2:30pm to 3:30pm

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Bobbie Nell Noblett – Age 86, of Nashville, TN, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, December 31, 2017. She was born on June 2, 1931, in Muhlenburg County, KY, the only child of Robert E. and Nellie Rose Earle. In November 1952, she married David Anthony Noblett, her husband of 59 years. She graduated with an Associate Degree in Nursing in 1977, and cherished her years working at Methodist Hospital in Henderson, KY. In 1995, she retired and moved to Nashville with her husband.

 Bobbie is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, David.

 She is survived by her three children, Tony (Cathe Reed) of Loveland, CO; Kenny (Kathy) Henderson, KY, and Carol (Denny) Bowling of Kingston Springs, TN; five grandchildren, Kari (Spencer) Essenpreis of Nashville, TN, Sam (Madeline) Noblett, of Loveland, CO., Annie (Reed) Hayes, of Nashville, TN., Kaleb (Kristin) Noblett, of Louisville, KY., and Emma Bowling, of Boise, ID; five great grandchildren, Naomi Essenpreis, Hadley, Vivian, and Everett Hayes and Sterling Noblett; nieces and nephews.

 A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 2:30pm, at The Meadows (8044 Coley Davis Road in Nashville, TN) Condolences can be made in the form of donations to Avalon Hospice.

 West Harpeth Funeral Home & Crematory, 6962 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209. Online guestbook www.westharpethFH.com (615) 352-9400.

 

3 Comments to Mrs. Bobbie Nell Noblett

  1. William Carter
    January 6, 2018 11:52 am

    Kenny and family- I am so sorry to see that your mom passed—- she was so sweet, funny and a great friend during nursing school—- you may not remember me coming up to your house at Reed and study. We would be sitting there thinking and talking about the next big test and if we knew enough to pass it. Even though she was old enough to be my mom —- you wouldn’t know it— our clinical group had so much fun and your mom was supportive of all us young ones—-we had Sister Angela Marie as one of our clinical instructors and never knew what she would do next. I remember Sister took us to the old Evansville state hospital for clinical in psych and during the orientation Sister fell asleep and was snoring. This was so funny and when I get to laughing it is terrible stopping it and I remember having “belly laughing “ and your mom kept saying “buster you are going to get thrown out of the nursing program” and it was all I could do to stop laughing. She had a really good laugh when I was called into the Dean Claudia Watson office to get scolded because my boxer briefs had designs on them that you could see through my white uniform pants. Your mom laughed and laughed and on the next few clinical rotations your mom would ask “buster do you have white undies on and I told i her I just wouldn’t wear and see what Dr Watson about that! I was only 19 and stupid but you mom got so tickled when I said nobody was going to tell me what kind of underwear I was going to wear and I can see your mom laughing and laughing but also was protected of me and said I was going to be a good nurse but I better not mess with Dr Watson— know your mom was a great friend, kind friend and I’ll remember all the good times — it’s hard to believe we were RNs for 40 years last May! Bless your family and know many people loved your mom! Buster Carter—- Bill from St Mary’s!

  2. Susan Newman
    January 7, 2018 6:32 am

    Kenny and family – Bobbie was a great nurse and wonderful person who exemplified the best of the profession. It was a pleasure to know and work with her at Methodist. Susan

  3. Lisa Rascoe Davis
    January 7, 2018 3:34 pm

    Carol,
    This is Lisa Rascoe Davis from Owensboro. So sorry to learn of your mom’s passing. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I think back fondly of spending the night at your house and all the fun we used to have. Your parents were the greatest. I so admired your mom going back to school to become a nurse when she did. I know you’ll miss her very much.
    Lisa

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